Gallery: Stanford University Proposes Green-Roofed LEED Certified Campu...

Stanford University just submitted a plan to the City of New York for a sustainable school of applied science on Roosevelt Island that would cost $2.5 billion over a 30-year development phase. The plan is an entry in a contest spearheaded by Mayor Michael Bloomberg where the prize is $100 million in city funding and millions more in free access to permits and city-owned land. Stanford’s plan goes up against another impressive proposal by Cornell — which already submitted plans — and to gain some local cred, the California team has joined with the City College of New York as a partner. The plan includes multiple green roofs and once built aims to have 100 percent of its many buildings LEED Certified.

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