Construction of Bard College’s Reem/Kayden Center for Science and Computation, a dramatic curved structure housing laboratories, offices, and teaching facilities.
|Client:|| ||Bard College|
|Designer:|| ||Rafael Vinoly Architects|
|Size:|| ||69,500 SF|
- Building contains wet and dry laboratories, offices, classrooms, and an 80-seat egg-shaped auditorium.
- Exterior features complex curtainwall geometry and custom metal cladding finishes.
- Geothermic Heating and Cooling.
- Enthalpy heat recovery wheels supplement the sustainable profile.
- Modular bench-and-bollard system design for laboratories.
- Construction of specialized areas for Zebrafish research, two environmental rooms, cognitive systems lab, NMR room, robotics room, computer teaching elliptical room, and a hardware research lab.
- Four freestanding pods clad in copper, stainless steel, and zinc contain an auditorium, two lecture rooms, and a seminar room.
- AIA New York Citation for Design