On January 26th, 2018, SOM Associate Director Meredith Bostwick-Lorenzo Eiroa will speak at the annual meeting of the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U). She will join a panel titled "The Physical Environment as a Key Element in Achieving 21st Century Learning Goals."
The Urban Land Institute has selected the University Center at The New School as a winner of the 2017-18 Global Awards for Excellence. Additionally, The Kathleen Grimm School for Leadership and Sustainability at Sandy Ground was shortlisted for the annual awards program.
The University Center at The New School and The Kathleen Grimm School for Leadership and Sustainability at Sandy Ground are finalists for the 2017 Urban Land Institute Global Awards for Excellence. The award winners will be announced in October 2017.
CNN includes the University Center at the New School in a roundup of the best-designed education facilities in the world. Designed by SOM, the LEED® Gold certified facility integrates the functions of a traditional campus into a 16-story building in Manhattan.
6sqft highlights the SOM-designed University Center at The New School in an article admiring dormitory architecture in New York. The piece looks at the shift from traditional dorm design to more contemporary designed residences with built-in amenities.
SOM's designs for two university projects are currently on display at the University of Virginia, as part of the School of Architecture's inaugural Alumni Exhibit. Titled "Living Learning: Designing University Environments," the show is open to the public though August 19th, 2016.
Architonic highlights the sustainable design features of SOM’s University Center, The New School. The education facility, located at the intersection of 14th Street and 5th Avenue in Manhattan, utilizes both passive and active design strategies to decrease solar heat gain and minimize energy consumption.
Building Design + Construction covers the winning projects of the 2015 Educational Facility Design Awards, including SOM's University Center at The New School. Granted annually by the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE), the awards program recognizes projects with high-quality design and flexible teaching spaces.
ArchDaily reports on the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2015 Education Facility Design Award recently granted to SOM’s University Center at The New School. The honor, awarded annually by the AIA Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE), recognizes the facility’s design for flexible spaces and integration of diverse program elements into a unified campus hub.
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has honored SOM’s University Center at The New School with a 2015 Education Facility Design Award. Organized by the AIA’s Committee on Architecture for Education (CAE), this year’s edition of the annual awards program recognized projects with “flexible spaces for collaboration and social interaction.”
SOM’s University Center at The New School was recently honored with a citation in the 2015 AIA New York State Design Awards. The annual awards program recognizes the “diversity and quality of outstanding architecture” designed by New York State architects.
ArchDaily reports on this year’s North American Copper in Architecture award winners. SOM’s muntz metal-clad University Center at The New School earned top honors in the new construction category.
Last night, the Copper Alliance honored the SOM-designed University Center at The New School with a 2015 North American Copper in Architecture Award. The annual program recognizes achievement in renovation/restoration and ornamental applications, as well as new construction, the category for which University Center was premiated.
Architect Magazine covers the AIA announcement of the 2015 Committee on the Environment Top Ten Awards. Among this year’s honorees is SOM’s University Center at The New School. Awarded annually, the AIA COTE Top Ten Awards recognize projects that “demonstrate the highest accomplishment in environmentally sustainable architecture.”
Today, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced SOM's University Center at The New School as a winner of an AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE) Top Ten Award. The 10 recipients of this honor represent the year’s exemplary projects in sustainable design.
Fast Company reports on this year’s winners of the AIA Committee on the Environment Top Ten Awards, including SOM’s University Center at The New School. The LEED® Gold building, located in Manhattan, employs both passive and active design strategies to minimize energy consumption.
SOM’s University Center at The New School has been awarded an AIA New York Chapter Merit Award for Architecture. The bold Manhattan landmark broadcasts the experimental nature of the school and creates a dialogue between the campus community, the local neighborhood, and the city.
The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, together with The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and Metropolitan Arts Press, have recognized four SOM projects with their American Architecture Award. The winners were announced on October 8.
The recent Archtober tour of SOM’s University Center at The New School is covered in the Architect’s Newspaper. Members of the architectural community, students, and neighbors explored the vertical campus as Design Partner Roger Duffy described the building’s key features.
On October 10, SOM Associate Director Colin Koop will participate in a panel on technology and academia. The discussion, which is taking place as part of Dwell on Design NY, will explore how traditional classrooms can continue to engage a generation of digitally minded students.
In a recent roundup, Dwell spotlights three transformational education projects designed by SOM: University Center at the New School, the Cornell NYC Tech Framework Plan, and St. Alban’s School. SOM’s Colin Koop will discuss his work on these projects, and others, in an upcoming panel at the Dwell on Design NY conference.
SOM’s University Center at The New School is featured in Architectural Digest’s roundup of the best new university buildings around the world. The building, located in New York City, provides space for all aspects of a traditional campus, with academic space on the first seven floors and a 600-bed dormitory on the levels above.
SOM architects will lead a tour of the University Center at The New School as part of Archtober’s “Building of the Day” program. Archtober is the annual month-long festival of architecture, which will take place during the month of October in New York City.
SOM’s University Center at the New School is highlighted in the August issue of Interiors & Sources. Colin Koop, SOM Associate Director, explains how the building functions as a central meeting place for students by strategically combining academic and social spaces under one roof.
At this year’s annual Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) International Conference, Roger Duffy, SOM Design Partner, and Chris McCready, SOM Managing Director, will present the University Center at The New School. The session will explore how SOM’s design for the vertical campus center realizes the university’s goals of unity, interconnectivity, and openness.
SOM’s University Center at The New School is featured in Interior Design’s roundup of innovative new education and research facilities. The 16-story center strategically stacks learning, living, dining, and socializing spaces to create a vibrant vertical campus.
Two SOM projects featuring commissioned artwork have made the CODAawards Top 100. Public voting ends June 30 for the People’s Choice winner.
SOM’s University Center at The New School will be featured in an exhibition at this year’s Moscow Architecture Biennale. The show will examine how New York City's architecture is shaped and informed by its grid.
SOM’s University Center at The New School is featured in onoffice magazine’s roundup of new urban campus buildings designed to foster a sense of community. SOM Senior Design Architect Jon Cicconi explains how the 16-story structure was designed “from the inside out” in order to cultivate interaction among students and faculty from across the university.
Today, ArchDaily features SOM’s University Center at The New School. The 16-story center strategically stacks learning, living, dining, and socializing spaces to create a vibrant vertical campus.
SOM has been chosen to design a new teaching and learning facility for Barnard College. Located on Barnard’s Morningside Heights campus, the new building will include classrooms, laboratories, dining areas, a library, and conference and study spaces.
Designed by architect Roger Duffy, a partner at Skidmore, Owings and Merrill, the University Center is a high-design take on an urban student union — an airy, glass-and-steel structure dominated by huge windows and a wide central staircase.
Dezeen spotlights the new SOM-designed University Center in New York. Conceived as a "campus withing a building," the 16-story facility contains a string of social spaces that are visible through large diagonal windows
Long a progressive think tank and émigré haven, The New School in Manhattan has just opened its University Center, a dorm-lounge-classroom-library combo that brings the school’s brand of sensitive boldness to the corner of Fifth Avenue and 14th Street.
A series of events this week will mark the opening of The New School's University Center, designed by SOM. The striking building will serve as a bold urban landmark and vibrant “vertical campus” for one of Manhattan’s most-esteemed learning institutions.
SOM Design Partner Roger Duffy discusses how his plan for the new University Center in Manhattan reflects the historical architecture of Greenwich Village and the Lady's Mile.
Architects and engineers see wayfinding as a means of doing more than just getting people on the move to their destinations. It can give them something to remember — a sense of where they are.
Designed by SOM's Roger Duffy, the building is a 16-story, 375,000-square-foot academic and student space that will house design studios, laboratories, classrooms, and an 800-seat auditorium. The University Center is slated to open in January.
SOM's 16-story building has continued construction and will open at the University Center for the New School in Manhattan. While most of the work has been behind closed doors, crews have just installed what appears to be a green roof.
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has issued an executive order requiring city agencies to promote the use of stairways and use smart design strategies for all new construction and major renovations. Speaking at the New School, Bloomberg cited health research as the basis for several recommendations.
A new multipurpose facility will soon become the “heart” of The New School — an avant-garde university in New York City. Designed by SOM, The University Center combines all aspects of a traditional campus into a single, 16-story building.
“Design by New York,” an annual exhibition presented by the New York chapter of the American Institute of Architects, is on view in Manhattan’s West 4th Street subway station. Five SOM-designed projects — Al Hamra Tower, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Grey Group Roof Deck, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and The New School University Center — are on display until November 4, 2012.