The New Scool's New Buildin
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The New School unveiled a new academic and dormitory building today designed by Roger Duffy of SOM.
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There is a separate entrance for the student dorms and classrooms.
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The main entrance of the building, which is largely clad in vertical brass panels.
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The careful placement of windows fills the building with light, such as in the main lobby of the academic building.
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Inside, wide open spaces encourage interaction between students and faculty.
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That energy is conveyed to the outside world through large windows that expose the main circulation stairwells and gathering points.
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These interaction points are dotted throughout the building.
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A library on the seventh floor looks out on the sixth floor setback, which helped address complaints about scale, something the designers have further minimized with landscaping.
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A diagram showing the major circulation corridors in the building, a key focus of the design.