Building of the Day: Columbia University – Lenfest Center for the Arts
Oct 20, 2017
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2017-10-20 12:00:002017-10-20 13:00:00America/New_YorkBuilding of the Day: Columbia University – Lenfest Center for the ArtsAdd your name to our wait list! The eight-floor, 60,000-squa
Columbia University – Lenfest Center for the Arts 615 West 129th Street New York NY 10027
The eight-floor, 60,000-square-foot Lenfest Center for the Arts is the second building to open at Columbia University’s new Manhattanville campus. Featuring multiple venues for Columbia University’s School of the Arts, the building includes the Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, a 150-seat film screening room; a flexible performance space, and presentation space for readings, symposia, and seminars. The building’s design contains sound and vibrations within venues and creates open floor plates for galleries – overcoming inherent challenges of constructing an urban arts center.
Architect: Design Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop; Executive Architect: Davis Brody Bond; Associate Architect: Body-Lawson Associates
Tour Guide: Victor Body-Lawson, AIA, Principal, Body-Lawson Associates Architects & Planners; Fanny Gong, FAIA, Associate Vice President – Design Management, Columbia University Manhattanville Development; Frank Giannelli, RA, Senior Project Manager, Manhattanville Development, Columbia University Facilities
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