SOM in the Press

University Center Featured in Story on Urban Campuses

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Source: onoffice

SOM’s design for The New School University Centre in New York City responded to a brief for ‘a more university-centered building that would unite the school and create a heart to the university,’ says senior design architect Jon Cicconi. The new 16-story structure on 5th Avenue brings together the university’s main library, cafeteria and auditorium, a range of learning spaces and social areas, plus nine floors of student residences. According to Cicconi, the center was designed from the inside out, with a primary objective of moving people fluidly through the building and enhancing social interaction.

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