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Columbia University in the City of New York has always been an urban institution. Science, art, communications, global issues, community, and energy are combined and stitched together in a network of open spaces to shape Phase I of the Manhattanville campus.  A transparent, luminous, and active ground floor called the “Urban Layer,” largely open to the city, unifies Phase I. It gives the impression that the buildings are levitating above grade, to share space with and improve connections to the neighborhood.

Jerome L. Greene Science Center
Design Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop
Executive Architect: Davis Brody Bond

The Forum
Design Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop
Executive Architect: Dattner Architects

A program of Archtober 2018. See the full events lineup at See all Buildings of the Day here.

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Organized by
Center for Architecture
Photo: Jerome L. Greene Science Center (Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute).
Tuesday, 10/23
12pm to 1pm
Columbia University Manhattanville Campus: Jerome L. Greene Science Center and The Forum
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