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Cornell Tech Campus Breaks Ground in New York City

Source: Dezeen

Work has begun on the new "School of Genius" campus in New York City, which aims to boost the city's burgeoning tech industry (+ slideshow).

Located on Roosevelt Island, a sliver of land that sits between the boroughs of Manhattan and Queens, the new 12-acre school promises to be "one of the most environmentally friendly and energy-efficient campuses in the world."

Morphosis, Handel Architects, and Weiss/Manfredi have all designed buildings for the project, and the site was masterplanned by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and James Corner Field Operations. 

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