Gallery: Roosevelt Island Cornell Tech Campus Gets Green Light from Com...

One year after the city announced that Cornell University would be getting a science and engineering outpost, Manhattan’s Community Board 8 has approved the plans. With designs by Skidmore, Owings and Merrill and Thom Mayne of Morphosis, the exciting campus will inhabit Roosevelt Island, giving future students inspiring views of the Manhattan skyline. The 12.5 acre complex will also be the home of one of the largest energy-neutral buildings in the United States.

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