The Cheryl and Philip Milstein Teaching and Learning Center at Barnard College is competing among more than 250 educational projects to be named a finalist in ArchDaily's 2019 Building of the Year Awards. The annual awards program, now in its tenth year, recognizes projects that are setting new standards in design. The nomination period, open to the public, ends on Monday, March 4th. Following the nomination period, five projects in each category will advance to the voting period, which is also open to the public. The voting period will end on Monday, March 11th.
With a diverse program and a state-of-the-art library that links departments and disciplines, The Milstein Center serves as a place of interdisciplinary scholarship and a new epicenter of undergraduate learning at Barnard College in New York City. Open to both Barnard and Columbia University students, the 128,000-square-foot building celebrates Barnard’s collections and archives while providing new facilities for academic departments. A Digital Commons with five technology labs, flexible classroom spaces, and a range of study and meeting spaces are all integrated to support Barnard's academic mission well into the school's future.