The structure provides a flexible framework for an intensive and creative world, one that can transform to provide for a wide variety of approaches, personalities and teaching methodologies over time.
To encourage movement through the building and provide all students visual access to the creative process, the design incorporates pre-existing pedestrian paths between classroom facilities on the historic campus and dormitories to its west.
Art education makes sense only if art is conceived to be as central to life and to education as any other activity, and is not merely tolerated as a ‘cultural ornament’.
Susan T. Rodriguez, Timothy Hartung, Joanne Sliker, Jeff Miles, John Lowery, Charmian Place, Gary Anderson, Chris Andreacola, Greg Haley, Elliott Hodges, Yama Karim, Tara Leibenhaut-Tyre, Leonard Leung, Harry Park, Kevin Rice, Ivan Rupnik, James Sinks
Richard Barnes, Stefen Turner, Aislinn Weidele/Ennead Architects
Educational Facility Design Honor Award, AIA/New York Chapter Building Type Award
Sustainable Design Merit Award, AIA/New York Chapter Building Type Award
Award for Excellence in Design, AIA/New York State