Complexity & Collaboration: A 21st Century Medical & Graduate Building
May 04, 2017
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2017-05-04 18:00:002017-05-04 20:30:00America/New_YorkComplexity & Collaboration: A 21st Century Medical & Graduate BuildingHear from key members of the Roy and Diana Vagelos Education
May 04, 2017
May 04 6pm to 8:30pm
Hear from key members of the Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center’s project team as they discuss the importance of collaboration, the intersection of space and technology, and how architecture can shape the future of education.
The Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center, the 2017 AIANY Design Awards Best in Competition winner, is the newest addition to Columbia University Medical Center’s campus, is a state-of-the-art medical and graduate education building. The building, designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, in collaboration with Gensler, is a 100,000-square-foot, 14-story glass tower that incorporates technologically-advanced classrooms, collaboration spaces, and a modern simulation center to reflect how medicine is taught, learned, and practiced in the 21st century.
6:15 – 7:15 PM – Panel Discussion
7:15 – 8:30 PM – Reception and Building Tours
Welcome: David Piscuskas, FAIA, 2017 President, AIA New York; Founding Principal, 1100 Architect
Introduction – Architecture Matters at Columbia: Amador Centeno, Vice President, Facilities Management and Campus Services, Columbia University Medical Center
Speakers: Amale Andraos, Dean, Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation; Co-Founder, WORKac Patrick J. Burke III, FAIA, Assistant Vice President, Capital Project Management, Columbia University Medical Center Elizabeth Diller, Founding Partner, Diller Scofidio + Renfro Robert V. Sideli, MD, Chief Information Officer, Columbia University Medical Center; Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University Medical Center Madeline Burke-Vigeland, AIA, LEED AP, Community Sector Leader, Principal, Gensler
Moderator: Paul Goldberger, Author, Building Art: The Life and Work of Frank Gehry; Contributing Editor, Vanity Fair
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