The Knowledge Center
The Knowledge Center at the Augustus C. Long Health Sciences Library enables barrier-free interaction with biomedical data and recorded knowledge. Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the Knowledge Center provides flexible, technologically innovative spaces for students, faculty, and staff to learn, research, and gather.
Project Location: Hammer Health Sciences Building, 701 W. 168th St.
Client: Columbia University Medical Center Central Administration
Project Program: Optimized flexible space for learning, studying, researching, or meeting
Project Scope: New ceilings, flooring, lighting, furniture, and signage as well as fire protection and electrical and HVAC system modifications.
Project Area: 8,500 square feet
Special Feature and Highlight: Distinct zones for collaboration work, data gathering, study areas, and meetings
Architect: Mitchell | Giurgola Architects
MEP Engineer: AKF Group LLC
Commissioning Agent: GHC Facility Consultants, Inc.
Contractor: Hellman Construction Co.
Year Completed: 2015
"Building of the Day: Columbia University’s Knowledge Center," The Architect's Newspaper, 10/27/16
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