Unveiling the New Medical School at Columbia University

Known globally for exceptional education standards, Columbia University is one of the best institutions. A beautiful green campus and coveted teaching methods is everything that a student needs. Recently the campus got an additional medical building, built by a popular New York based firm- Diller, Scofidio and Renfro. The Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center. A considerate step taken by the University, the new medical building aims to house medical programs for the medical students, physicians and surgeons at the campus.

The building is a 14-floor glass tower with a striking view of River Hudson. With the glass windows around, there is a seamless connection between the students and the environment- as mentioned by the Diller, Renfro firm.

Sudhir and Anita Choudhrie

Diller, Scofidio and Renfro meticulously planned the whole design element of the building and incorporated a strategy called, ‘study cascade’ to show the link between the social space and the study area with a ground to top level staircase. Not only this, there are progressive classrooms, co-working spaces and modern simulation centers in the building to effectively impart medical education.

Sudhir Choudhrie, a renowned philanthropist and businessman, has been long associated with Columbia University for his contributions at the University. He built the Choudhrie Family Student Lounge at the campus site for medical students. Choudhrie is also known to have donated an amount of $2.5 million to set up the Sudhir Choudhrie Professorship of Cardiology at the medical premises.

Diller, Scofidio and Renfro are famous for their brilliant ideas and approach of details. This time while designing this medical center, they installed shades to maximize solar power, fitted green roof top technologies to reduce heat generated by urban asphalt and concrete and planted vegetation to cut down irrigation requirements.

Unveiling the New Medical School at Columbia University

Columbia University Unveils a New Medical Building at the Campus

The Columbia University is an amazing institution with extremely good education standards and  a lush green campus. Known around the world, the University now has an additional center for the medical students, physicians and surgeons at the campus participating in the programs at the University.

Sudhir Choudhrie
The new medical center is called the Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center and has been built by famous New York based company- Diller, Renfro, Scofidio. The center has 14 floors that are made of glass, with an enchanting view of river Hudson. Diller and Renfro state that the windows are glass made to show a seamless connection between the students and the environment.

The architecture of the center was part of a carefully devised plan that Diller, Scofidio and Renfro worked on. They constructed the ‘study cascade’ theory in the center to show the connection between the social spaces and the academics. There is a ground-to-top staircase, advanced classrooms, co-working spaces and modern simulation centers at the medical center that indicate the good quality of medical classes’ conduction.

Sudhir Choudhrie, famous philanthropist and businessman, has been associated with Columbia University for his contributions. He built the Choudhrie Family Student Lounge at the campus site for medical students. The lounge is a living space for students for some leisure and break from repetitive routine. He also donated $2.5 million to fund the Sudhir Choudhrie Professorship of Cardiology at the campus.

The trio – Diller, Scofidio and Renfro are known for their ethereal ideas and dainty designs. And for the medical center, the design element was meticulously decided to employ the best benefits out of it. Making it an environmental friendly space, the center has shades to maximize the effect of solar gain. Moreover, green top techniques have been adopted to reduce heat generated by asphalt and concrete. Lastly, vegetation was planted to cut down the irrigation needs at the campus.

Columbia University Unveils a New Medical Building at the Campus

Diller, Scofidio and Renfro’s Construct a Brand New Medical Building at Columbia University

Renowned across the globe, Columbia University has an absolutely enchanting campus along with brilliant teaching methods. Setting exceptional education standards, the campus now has a new medical building- the Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center will be house programs undertaken by Columbia University’s medical students, physicians and surgeons.

The medical center is planned by the famous architecture company from New York- the Diller, Scofidio and Renfro. The building is a 14 storey glass floored tower with a gorgeous view of the Hudson River. The glass windows signify a connection between the students and their environment.

While designing the element of the building, Diller, Scofidio and Renfro went with a ‘study cascade’ approach in their mind to emphasize on the link between students and social spaces. The center has a ground-to-top flight of steps,modern advanced classrooms and co-working spaces. There are simulation centers too where medical classes are conducted exemplarily.

Popular businessman and philanthropist Sudhir Choudhrie is well recognised for his contributions all around the world. He has been associated with Columbia University for a long time, and recently contributed by building the Choudhrie Family Student Lounge, a social living space for medical students offering them respite from the usual mundane routines at the campus. He also donated a big sum of $2.5 million to set up the Sudhir Choudhrie Professorship of Cardiology at the campus.

Diller, Scofidio and Renfro are recognized for their designs with absolute discretion. Giving immense importance to the medical center, they turned the building into a nature friendly space by installing shades to optimize solar gain, green roof top technologies to reduce the heat generated by asphalt and concrete and vegetation all around to trim down the irrigation needs at the campus.

Diller, Scofidio and Renfro’s Construct a Brand New Medical Building at Columbia University

New Medical School Opens up at the Columbia University

The Columbia University is honored for its excellent education methods for students and a lavish green campus all around the globe. It recently got a new addition to the campus- Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center – a medical center built for the programs undertaken by Columbia University’s medical students, physicians and surgeons.

The new center has been designed by a popular architecture company from New York, namely Diller, Scofidio and Renfro. It has a 14 glass storey floors that has a striking view of the Hudson River. There are glass windows that symbolise a seamless connection between the students and the environment, as per Diller and Renfro.

While formulating the whole architecture plan, Diller, Scofidio and Renfro stated the ‘study cascade’ theory to be able to show a connection between the social spaces and the studies. There is also a ground-to-top staircase, which has modern classrooms, co-working spaces and brilliant simulation centers that clearly specify about the excellence of medical classes conducted at the campus.

Renowned philanthropist and businessman Sudhir Choudhrie has been long linked with Columbia University for his contributions towards it. He built the Choudhrie Family Student Lounge, a space for medical students to take a break from the busy hours. He also donated an enormous sum of $2.5 million for the Sudhir Choudhrie Professorship of Cardiology at the campus.

Diller, Scofidio and Renfro who are known for their fine designs and creative ideas journeyed through the medical center’s design element by turning it into an environment friendly space. For example- solar gain was enhanced through installing shades, green roof top technologies’ was used to trim down the heat generated by asphalt and concrete and vegetation was planted to reduce the irrigation needs.

New Medical School Opens up at the Columbia University

Columbia University’s Campus Gets a New Medical Building

Columbia University is recognized for its excellent education methods and a beautiful lush green campus. Keeping up with the good standards of education, the university unveiled a new medical building at the campus- Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center. The building is a new center built for the programs undertaken by Columbia University’s medical students, physicians and surgeons.

Constructed by a renowned architecture firm from New York – Diller, Scofidio and Renfro, it has a 14 glass storey floored tower which has a mesmerizing view of the Hudson River. There are glass windows which suggest the seamless connection between the students and the environment, as per Diller and Renfro.

Sudhir and Anita Choudhrie

Diller, Scofidio and Renfro always wanted to incorporate the ‘study cascade’ theory to show a connection between the social spaces and the studies. The building stands as an architectural marvel, featuring a ground-to-top staircase which has modern looking classrooms, co-working spaces and exceptional simulation centers that state the quality of medical classes conducted at the campus clearly.

Sudhir Choudhrie, a renowned philanthropist has contributed enormously at Columbia University in the previous years and this time he helped in building the Choudhrie Family Student Lounge, a social space for medical students who require taking a break from the mundane routines. He also gave $2.5 million previously to sponsor the Sudhir Choudhrie Professorship of Cardiology at the campus.

Diller, Scofidio and Renfro have been known for their immaculate designs and vivid ideas, and this is the prime reason of their popularity. While journeying through the making of the medical center, they ensured that the space is nature friendly. For this, they installed shades to optimize solar gain, used green roof top technologies to cut down the heat generated by asphalt and concrete and planted vegetation to decrease the irrigation needs.

 

Columbia University’s Campus Gets a New Medical Building

New Medical School Building gets Unveiled at the Columbia University

Sudhir Choudhrie

Recognized for the quality medical education and beautiful green campus, the Columbia University unveiled a new medical school- Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center which will be having the programs undertaken by Columbia University’s medical students, physicians and surgeons.

The popular architecture company from New York – Diller, Scofidio and Renfro were on board to design the entire new center. It is known to have a 14 glass storey floor tower along with a striking view of the Hudson River.

The tower also has glass windows that symbolize a connection between the students and the environment. While brainstorming on the design element, Diller, Scofidio and Renfro mentioned about their ‘study cascade’ strategy to show a link between the social space and studies.

The medical center is nothing short of an architectural marvel that has a ground-to-top staircase with advanced classrooms, co-working spaces and exceptional modern simulation centers that help in good conduction of medical education at the university.

The Columbia University has received massive donations in the past years from people all around the globe, including eminent businessman and philanthropist Mr. Sudhir Choudhrie. He has been long associated with Columbia University for his contributions. After building the Choudhrie Family Student Lounge, a living place for medical students who want to take a break, he donated $2.5 million too to set up the Sudhir Choudhrie Professorship of Cardiology at the campus.

The Trio- Diller, Scofidio and Renfro are pretty popular for the big ideas and detailed designs. They have put in tremendous efforts to the whole design element of the building. The building has multiple purposes like solar power gain through shading, use of green roof top technologies that trim down the heat generated by asphalt and concrete and vegetation around to reduce the irrigation needs.

New Medical School Building gets Unveiled at the Columbia University

Diller, Scofidio and Renfro build a medical school at the Columbia University

Renowned across the globe for their exceptional education system and beautiful lush green campus, the Columbia University has a new addition to their infrastructure- Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center. The centre is a medical school built for the programs undertaken by Columbia University’s medical students, physicians and surgeons.

Construction of the new center was undertaken by a renowned architecture firm from New York namely- Diller, Scofidio and Renfro.

The medical center has a 14 glass storey floored tower which also has an amazing view of the Hudson River. There are glass windows which designate the seamless connection between the students and the environment, as per Diller and Renfro.

While making the architecture plan, Diller, Scofidio and Renfro derived inspiration from ‘study cascade’ theory to show a link between the social spaces and studies. There is also a ground-to-top staircase, advanced classrooms, co-working spaces and brilliant modern simulation centers that clearly indicate about the quality of medical classes conducted at the campus.

A well known businessman and philanthropist- Sudhir Choudhrie has been long linked with Columbia University for his contributions. He recently donated toward the Choudhrie Family Student Lounge, a typical space for medical students who want to revive their energy in the midst of busy hours. He also donated previously to sponsor the Sudhir Choudhrie Professorship of Cardiology at the campus.

Diller, Scofidio and Renfro are chiefly known for their great designs. For the medical center too, they gave much attention to the entire design element of the building. The building is environment friendly. For example- solar gain was optimized through shading, use of green roof top technologies increased to cut down the heat generated by asphalt and concrete and vegetation was planted to reduce the irrigation needs.

 

 

Diller, Scofidio and Renfro build a medical school at the Columbia University