370 Jay Street Panel Discussion at the Center for Architecture
On Monday, September 24th, MG Partners Carol Loewensen and Steve Dietz presented 370 Jay Street as a case study during NYU in Brooklyn: Designing an Academic Frontier at the Center for Architecture. The presentation included perspectives from Regina Meyer, President of the Downtown Brooklyn Partnership, Seth Pinksy, former President of the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), and Lynn Brown, Senior VP for University Relations and Public Affairs at NYU. The panel discussed how the partnership between NYU and the City ultimately led to the successful development and transformation of 370 Jay Street from an abandoned mid-century building into a vibrant academic hub able to accommodate a wide-range of disciplines in media arts and technology.
JAMES BRADDOCK DISCUSSES UCONN GANT PROJECT WITH TRADELINE
Tradeline speaks with MG Partner James Braddock to discuss the Mitchell Giurgola and Goody Clancy-designed renovation of UCONN’s Gant Science Complex. Originally built in the early 70s, the Gant Science Complex is being transformed from an outdated and environmentally inefficient building into a state-of-the-art teaching center for the 21st century.
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A’18 TOUR OF THE COLLABORATIVE RESEARCH CENTER
MG Partner Paul Broches and Senior Associate Jillian Sheedy led a tour of the Collaborative Research Center at Rockefeller University for this year’s AIA Conference on Architecture. The ‘bridging’ building links two 80-year-old medical research buildings to create a unified, state-of-the-art facility designed to facilitate interdisciplinary research and collaboration.
MITCHELL GIURGOLA AT A’18 CONFERENCE
At this year’s A’18 Conference on Architecture, MG Partner Paul Broches served as a panelist alongside Jay Bargmann of Viñoly and Todd Schliemann of Ennead to discuss innovative urban design strategies used to integrate biomedical facilities into the dense urban fabric of New York City. The talk titled ‘A Tower, A Bridge, A Landmark: Three New York Laboratories,’ featured Mitchell Giurgola’s Collaborative Research Center at Rockefeller University as a sample case study.
UCONN CELEBRATES THE OPENING OF THE NEW ENGINEERING AND SCIENCE BUILDING
On June 11, Gov. Dannel Malloy, UConn President Susan Herbst, students, faculty, and industry partners are gathering at the University of Connecticut’s Storrs campus to celebrate the opening of the new, five-story Engineering & Science Building. The state-of-the-art facility designed by Mitchell Giurgola provides a home for some of the University’s most rapidly growing research fields, accommodating a wide range of wet and dry engineering and science research.View Details
UCONN Engineering & Science Building Now on Vimeo
Get a closer look into the Engineering & Science Building at UCONN. Designed as a dramatic counterpoint to the traditional masonry buildings on campus, the transparent research building places the sophisticated engineering and genomics work happening inside on display. Click here to watch the full project video.
NYU PHYSICS PROJECT WINS ACEC ENGINEERING EXCELLENCE AWARD
The newly renovated NYU Physics Department was recognized with an ACEC Engineering Excellence Award at the Platinum Level! The project, designed by Mitchell Giurgola and engineered by Loring, met the incredible challenge to create an expandable mechanical plant for heavy science on the top of an existing building, all while occupied.