Gallery: Morphosis to Design First CornellNYC Tech Building on Roosevel...

Thom Mayne of Morphosis Architects just beat out some serious competition as he was awarded the honor to design the first CornellNYC Tech academic building on Roosevelt Island. The six candidates included Diller Scofidio + Renfro of High Line fame; One World Trade Center designers Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM), and Steven Holl Architects, however Morphosis pulled ahead and is expected to unveil initial drafts for the first of three net-zero academic buildings by November, 2012.

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