The three-story structure will be home to a cafe, an auditorium, meeting rooms, and offices for the university’s programs
The vernacular architecture of West Harlem is slowly being eroded as part of Columbia University’s long-awaited expansion
The forthcoming Academic Conference Center is currently on the rise.
Spanning 60,000 square feet, the Center will be the university’s first ever facility for its School of Arts to host presentations, exhibitions, and events.
For the most part, this 450,000 square foot structure will be home to the university’s Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute, which will have its labs on the upper floors of the building.
The site of this new education center was once occupied by a six-story townhouse that the university owned. That building was demolished to make way the new, state-of-the-art, 14-story medical and graduate education center.
The 14-story building is being designed by Diller, Scofidio + Renfro along with Gensler, and will house classrooms, training facilities, simulation areas and an auditorium when it is complete.
The 17-acre Manhattanville comprises of new buildings like the Jerome L. Greene Science Center, a new location for the university's business school, to be spread out over two buildings, and the Lenfest Center for the Arts.