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Cornell Tech: Sustainability
Cornell Tech: Sustainability
About the film
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  • Duration 23 minutes
  • Producer Edgar Howard
  • Directors Edgar Howard, Thomas Piper, Susan Wald

“The 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).

Throughout the film, Winters 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 throughout.

Cornell Tech: The Realization
Inventing Cornell Tech: The Vision