Archtober Building of the Day: Center for Global Conservation

17 October 2012 from 12:30pm to 1:30pm

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The tour will be led by Sylvia Smith, FAIA, Senior Partner at FXFOWLE, and the founder and leader of the firm’s Cultural and Educational Studio. Her completed projects include the adaptive reuse of the Lion House, the first landmark building in New York to receive LEED Gold Certification, and the LEED Gold Certified Center for Global Conservation, both at the Bronx Zoo. Sylvia was Partner-in-Charge of the expansion of The Juilliard School and the renovation of Alice Tully Hall (with Diller Scofidio + Renfro). Sylvia’s current work includes the new Asian-American Cultural Center for Rutgers University; SUNY Purchase’s Center for Integrated Technology Learning; a new 450,000-square-foot Business School for Columbia University (in collaboration with Diller, Scofidio + Renfro); and a 140,000 square-foot school in Hunters Point South for the NYC School Construction Authority. She is Chair of the Fellows Committee for the AIA New York Chapter.
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