Gallery: 1100 Architect Renovates NYU’s Dept. of Linguistics Into a Vib...

It's a fair bet that at the Department of Linguistics, communication is pretty important. So when NYU set out to renovate their historic 6-story building in Greenwich Village, they wanted to be sure that the new space would promote interaction and communication between students and faculty. Part of encouraging interaction in the space was to incorporate more natural daylight into common areas, offices, classrooms, and labs. The renovation, which was carried out by 1100 Architect, also improves the natural ventilation, adds energy efficient lighting, sustainable materials, and makes the building a vibrant and fun place to discuss the art of lost languages.

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