Columbia University’s 17-acre Manhattanville Campus is the first university campus plan to be awarded LEED for Neighborhood Development-Platinum in the United States. To be built on a former industrial site, the campus will transform into an energy-efficient, pedestrian-oriented community that integrates local retail, culture and green space. The campus is designed to connect the university to local communities in West Harlem.
Atelier Ten worked closely with the university and provided LEED Program Administration to obtain the highest level of LEED certification.
The project team from Atelier Ten includes Director, Nico Kienzl; Senior Environmental Designer, Junko Nakagawa; and Technical Staff, Nicole Peterson.