THE NEW SCHOOL UNIVERSITY | CLASSROOMS & OFFICE

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Project Information

Founded in 1919 as a modern, progressive, free institution by New York academics, The New School is currently home to some 9,300 students. Renowned for its teaching, international think tank, World Policy Institute, Parsons School for Design (the university’s highly competitive art school), and as the host of the National Book Awards, the school has cultivated an atmosphere that encourages individuality and enlightenment.

How We Helped THE NEW SCHOOL UNIVERSITY | CLASSROOMS & OFFICE

supplied services for the gut renovation of the 16th floor in order to create a modern, open plan office and classroom space. Alterations included new VAV HVAC system for individual comfort, as well as new power and lighting. The sprinklers and fire alarm systems were upgraded. All MEP items were successfully supported from the complex terracotta slab.

Location
79 5th Ave. New York, NY
Budget
$2M
Client
The New School University
Architect
Ohlhausen Dubois Architects
Area
8,000 ft2

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