New School University Center

projects   |   2014

New School University Center

A brass and glass facade reveals a lively interior circulation system, reflecting The New School’s progressive approach to education and linking the institution to its roots in the surrounding New York neighborhoods.

Pavilion at Brookfield Place

A pair of 54-foot-tall expressive columns supports the roof of a new front door to Lower Manhattan’s transit hubs, bearing the structure’s loads with a woven basket of lightweight twisting steel tubing that spirals down to plaza level.

Barclays Center Facade

A pre-weathered steel shroud for Brooklyn’s new arena took shape with parametric design software that links architectural forms with advanced fabrication techniques.

Barclays Center Structure

Brooklyn’s new multi-purpose indoor arena relies on a structural steel geometry that will keep visitors coming back time and time again.

Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway

A sculptural entrance canopy reinvents the historic track’s image with an 11,000-square-foot, LED-lit lattice structure covered with transparent ETFE film.

Claire Tow Theater

To bring downtown theatrical innovation onto Lincoln Center’s dignified uptown campus, Hugh Hardy’s H3 and Severud Associates executed a tricky high-wire act atop the roof of Eero Saarinen’s iconic building.

Campbell Sports Center at Columbia University

Resting on steel point foundations, a new athletic facility is inspired by the crisscrossing lines of field-play diagrams and creates a gateway to the university’s Inwood sports complex.

51 Astor Place

A new multi-use spec building at the site of Cooper Union’s former engineering school brings Fumihiko Maki’s elegant design and Minskoff Equities’ market divination to Manhattan’s bohemian enclave.