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April 17, 2019

On Wednesday, April 17, MG Partner Carol Loewenson spoke in a panel discussion on 'Re-Envisioning 21st Century Public Libraries & Affordable Housing.' The panel focused on the new Sunset Park Library and affordable housing project that broke ground earlier this year. This shared-use model, as made possible by the Fifth Avenue Committee and Brooklyn Public Library, will be the first of its kind in New York City. Mitchell Giurgola is currently working on the new...


January 25, 2019

We are excited to share that third phase of construction has begun on the Brooklyn Academy of Music's (BAM) Fulton Street Redevelopment Project. The project will knit together three adjacent properties on Fulton Street in Downtown Brooklyn into a lively cultural destination for audiences, artists and neighbors. This phase of construction will include renovations to public spaces: lobby, lounge, art gallery, cafe and retail space. The façade will be restored and a...


January 16, 2019

New York University's 370 Jay Street received a 2019 AIANY Design Award of Honor in the Sustainability Category. As one of four LEED v.2009 Platinum certified Core and Shell projects in New York City, the project proves that it is possible to bring an abandoned structure back to life as a high-performing, sustainable building that is also a vibrant urban hub for innovation. 370 Jay Street and all of the winning projects will be on display in the 2019 AIANY Design...


December 17, 2018

This week Episode #81 of the US Modernist Radio Podcast features the FDR Four Freedoms Park. MG Partner Paul Broches spoke with Host George Smart while touring through the park shortly after the memorial welcomed its 1 millionth visitor since opening in 2012. You can listen to the podcast HERE and on all major podcast platforms for more insight on the project’s rich history and MG’s involvement in realizing Louis Kahn’s...


October 20, 2018

On October 20th at the Perez Art Museum in Miami, the Mitchell Giurgola-designed Adler Center and G-Wing Renovation at Ramapo College was recognized with a 2018 SARA National Design Award of Merit. The Adler Center for Nursing Excellence was designed as a highly transparent, light colored counterpoint to the dark brick of the G-Wing building, which houses state-of-the-art laboratories and classrooms for the sciences. With a prominent site at the main campus entry,...


October 9, 2018

The two new Mitchell-Giurgola designed International Schools were officially opened on October 9, 2018. The new facilities are the latest addition to the SHAPE International School campus in Mons, Belgium, providing education to children of military personnel stationed locally. The campus currently serves the needs of children from more than 17 allied...


September 24, 2018

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...


June 29, 2018

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. Read the full article...


June 21, 2018

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...


June 20, 2018

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...


June 11, 2018

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...


May 24, 2018

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...


April 25, 2018

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...


March 15, 2018

Mitchell Giurgola is pleased to introduce its new visual identity! A vibrant graphic design that reflects our forward-thinking studio while honoring the long-standing legacy of the...


March 12, 2018

On March 12th, Carol Loewenson, FAIA and Stephen Dietz, AIA presented our work on the Center III Building at LaGuardia Community College at the Façade Tectonics 2018 World Congress is Los Angeles. The presentation, “Terracotta 1912 to 2018: Center Three Case Study,” explored our use of a contemporary terracotta curtain-wall system to create a high performance sustainable façade for a 100-year-old, one million square-foot...


October 23, 2017

On Friday, October 20th, the Mitchell Giurgola-designed SHAPE Elementary, Middle and High School Complex was recognized with a Design Award of Honor by the 2017 SARA National Design Awards program. The 21.5 acre campus located in Mons, Belgium includes four new state-of-the-art facilities and is home to children of military personnel from over eighteen nations across the...


October 20, 2017

At last night’s AIA 53rd Annual Archi Awards ceremony, the Mitchell Giurgola-designed New Computer Science Building at Stony Brook University was recognized with a 2017 Excellence in Architecture Award in the category of Institutional / Educational! The project provides state-of-the-art graduate and undergraduate teaching and research laboratories for research in topics such as visualization and graphics; wireless and mobile computing; cybersecurity; and...


October 4, 2017

Mitchell Giurgola Partner Jim Braddock is currently designing the Cyro Electron Microscope laboratory renovation for the recently-named Nobel Laureate Dr. Joachim Frank of Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Frank was recognized early this morning with a 2017 Nobel Prize in...


May 17, 2017

On May 16th, the Mitchell Giurgola-designed Stocking Hall Rehabilitation and Addition at Cornell University was recognized with a 2017 AIA New York State Excelsior Honor Award for Public Architecture. The annual awards program recognized thirteen publicly funded projects from New York State that “exemplify design and excellence in the public sector and provide a model of excellence for future state-funded building...


May 8, 2017

On May 8th, Mitchell Giurgola Partner Carol Loewenson, FAIA spoke with LaGuardia Community College’s Community of Scholars students as a panelist at the college’s Pathways to Success speaker...


March 28, 2017

Romaldo Giurgola’s work is currently on display alongside the work of Louis Kahn and Robert Venturi as part of a new exhibit at the University of Pennsylvania called “What was the Philadelphia School?” The month-long exhibit runs from March 17 through April 17 and features more than 50 models and drawings. For more information, please see the Architect’s Newspaper’s coverage of the exhibition linked...


March 22, 2017

On March 22nd, the New York Times named the Mitchell Giurgola renovation of NYU’s 370 Jay Street in Downtown Brooklyn as one of three major projects transforming higher education in New York City: “Focusing on advanced technology and the sciences, these projects […] are aimed at helping the city lure and retain people to compete with places like Silicon Valley and Boston.” Click here to read the full...


March 21, 2017

Mitchell Giurgola Partner Paul Broches, FAIA, is serving as a committee member for the nineteenth annual Berkeley Prize Essay Competition. Originally established in 1998, the Berkeley Prize competition was created to promote the investigation of architecture as a social art. Students enrolled in any accredited undergraduate architecture program are invited to submit an essay on a topic selected by the committee. The winning essays will be announced next...