Cornell Tech: Sustainability

The Architecture and Art of Cornell Tech

Cornell Tech's architecture and campus were designed with the challenge of producing great architecture with the highest standards of sustainability and energy conservation.

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Cornell Tech's architecture and campus were designed with the challenge of producing great architecture with the highest standards of sustainability and energy conservation. Andrew Winters (former Director of Capital Projects), ---- provides an overview of the campus-in-progress.

The architects and developers discuss the cutting-edge sustainability of their buildings: Thom Mayne and Scott Lee (Morphosis) on the photovoltaic panels and geothermal wells of the net-zero Bloomberg Center; Marion Weiss and Michael Manfredi (Weiss/Manfredi) and MaryAnne Gilmartin (Forest City Ratner) on the LEED gold Tata Innovation Center, and Blake Middleton (Handel Architects) and David Kramer The Hudson Companies, Inc.) on The House residential tower, currently the largest Passive House in the world.

James Corner (Field Operations) discusses the graded site planning of the campus. Dan Huttenlocher, Dean of Cornell Tech, provides contextual remarks.

This film belongs to the "Cornell Tech" series.

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