Building Tour: Columbia University School of Nursing
Apr 20, 2018
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2018-04-20 15:30:002018-04-20 17:30:00America/New_YorkBuilding Tour: Columbia University School of NursingThe new Columbia University School of Nursing is a state-of-
Columbia University School of Nursing 560 W 168th St New York NY 10032
Apr 20, 2018
1.5 LU / 1.5 HSW
The new Columbia University School of Nursing is a state-of-the-art educational facility at the Columbia University Medical Center campus in upper Manhattan. The design focuses on creating a bright, welcoming pavilion that anchors the eastern edge of the medical center’s campus and offers students meaningful social connections internally while opening outwards to the neighboring community. The building resulted from an invited design competition and provides sixty-five percent more space than the school’s current location. Densely programmed to alternate educational areas with spaces for community outreach, the building accommodates various styles of teaching and learning with specialized functions—innovative simulation technology, research facilities, and student and faculty spaces—that reinforce the school’s mission and pedagogy, resulting in an environment that facilitates collaboration, interaction and clinical excellence.
Speakers: Michael Syracuse, AIA LEED AP BD+C, Principal, Studio Director, FXCollaborative Anthony Donatich, Director, Capital Project Management, Columbia University Medical Center
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AIANY Health Facilities Committee
New Columbia University School of Nursing Building by FXCollaborative and CO Architects. Photo: Frank Oudeman.
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