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"Campus of the Digital Age": Cornell Tech Officially Debuts on Roosevelt Island in New York

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Source: ArchDaily

The innovative Cornell Tech campus has officially opened on New York City’s Roosevelt Island. Master planned by SOM and featuring buildings and landscapes by Morphosis, Weiss/Manfredi, Handel Architects, and James Corner Field Operations, the campus represents a new vision of a campus for the digital age. Two years after breaking ground in 2015, the campus now houses some of the most environmentally-friendly and energy-efficient buildings in the world.

Driven by principles of collaboration and innovation, the master plan is arranged as create [sic] a place that is both separate from and integrated into the city, providing students with a calming atmosphere that is closely linked to New York’s entire city of resources.

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