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Thu 05.04.2017

Complexity & Collaboration: A 21st Century Medical & Graduate Building


When: 6:15 PM - 8:30 PM THURSDAY, MAY 4

Where: Offsite Center for Architecture Event   

Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center, 104 Haven Avenue, New York, NY 10032

Hear from key members of the Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center's project team as they discuss the importance of collaboration, the intersection of space and technology, and how architecture can shape the future of education.

The Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center, the 2017 AIANY Design Awards Best in Competition winner, is the newest addition to Columbia University Medical Center’s campus, is a state-of-the-art medical and graduate education building. The building, designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, in collaboration with Gensler, is a 100,000-square-foot, 14-story glass tower that incorporates technologically-advanced classrooms, collaboration spaces, and a modern simulation center to reflect how medicine is taught, learned, and practiced in the 21st century.

Event Agenda:
6:15 - 7:15 PM - Panel Discussion
7:15 - 8:30 PM - Reception and Building Tours

David Piscuskas, FAIA, 2017 President, AIA New York; Founding Principal, 1100 Architect

Introduction - Architecture Matters at Columbia:
Amador Centeno, Vice President, Facilities Management and Campus Services, Columbia University Medical Center

Amale Andraos, Dean, Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation; Co-Founder, WORKac
Patrick J. Burke III, FAIA, Assistant Vice President, Capital Project Management, Columbia University Medical Center
Elizabeth Diller, Founding Partner, Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Robert V. Sideli, MD, Chief Information Officer, Columbia University Medical Center; Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University Medical Center
Madeline Burke-Vigeland, AIA, LEED AP, Community Sector Leader, Principal, Gensler

Moderator: Paul Goldberger, Author, Building Art: The Life and Work of Frank Gehry; Contributing Editor, Vanity Fair

Organized by: Columbia University Medical Center with AIA New York, Gensler, and Diller Scofidio + Renfro

Price: Free 



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