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9/13/17

SOM in the Press

Morphosis and Weiss/Manfredi Projects Open on NYC’s Cornell Tech Campus

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Source: Metropolis

Today, a host of politicians, academics, businesspeople, and architects gathered on New York City’s Roosevelt Island to inaugurate two landmark structures of Cornell Tech, one of the city’s biggest gambits to firmly establish the technology industry in the five boroughs.

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...And there's more to come: The Cornell Tech master plan from Skidmore, Owings & Merrill will see five more major buildings arise on the rest of the site, which stretches south another 700 feet or so. The campus currently hosts around 300 graduate students but the goal is to accommodate around 3,000. Furthermore, when complete, the campus will host 2.5 acres of public space and two million square feet of buildings.

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