School of Nursing Building

For the past 125 years, Columbia University School of Nursing has prepared students to excel as clinicians, researchers, and nurse leaders. Located at the east end of campus, the new, seven-story Columbia Nursing building will encourage collaboration, interaction, and clinical excellence.

Project Location: 168th St. and Audubon Ave.

Client: Columbia University School of Nursing

Project Program: As nurses assume more involved roles in planning and delivering patient care, Columbia Nursing continues to educate skillful, compassionate clinicians and world-class nurse scientists and researchers. The new building will significantly enhance nursing education, research, and clinical practice at CUMC.

Project Scope: New seven-story building construction adjacent to Russ Berrie Medical Science Pavilion

Project Area

  • 69,960 square feet above ground
  • 20,272 square feet below-ground garage and services
  • 90,232 square feet total project area

Special Features and Highlights

  • Simulation learning laboratory
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Flexible spaces for teaching, learning, and quiet study
  • Presentation and meeting rooms
  • Administrative, faculty, and research space
  • Ground floor atrium and café space

Architect: CO | FXFowle Architects

MEP Engineer: AKF Group

Structural Engineer: DeSimone Consulting Engineers

Civil Engineer: Langan Engineering

Commissioning Agent: Horizon Engineering

Contractor: TDX Construction

Anticipated Completion: 2017

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