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Columbia Business School adds new ‘layer cake’ style glass buildings

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Two new buildings are now part of Columbia Business School’s campus in Manhattanville neighborhood, N.Y., both designed in a layer cake format, with a system of varied glass exterior walls to align with different programming needs, let in natural light, and views of the city, and foster creativity, innovation, and communication.

The architectural team behind the project comprised of Diller Scofidio + Renfro, and FXCollaborative—the latter also worked as the sustainability/ LEED consultant. Arup worked in the capacity of the structural engineer, exterior envelope, and façade consultant.

Associate Architect (Dedicated Dining, Multi-Function Room): Aaris Design Studios, as associate architect, provided services for the dedicated dining spaces, and multi-function rooms. BUro Happold collaborated as mechanical engineer, while Tuner Construction supervised the construction as the manager. Another collaborator was Stantec…

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