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9/13/17

SOM in the Press

Cornell Tech's New NYC Campus Puts Sustainable Architecture Into Practice

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Source: Curbed

...These buildings wear their sustainability on their sleeves, and especially in this late summer of high winds and high waters, the methods used to make this peninsular campus low-impact and highly sustainable are to be applauded. The gentle slope up from street level at the northwest corner of the site masks a six-foot berm, created by Skidmore Owings & Merrill as part of the site’s master plan, which put all of the buildings well above the 500-year flood plain.

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