When it comes to regions leading the way in tech, California’s Silicon Valley has long dominated headlines. However, New York City is looking to take the lead.
Cornell University and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology beat out some tough competition for the chance to have a new high-tech campus built on Roosevelt Island off of the east coast of Manhattan. Frontrunners had included Stanford and NYU, but the ambitious design is what cinched the deal.
Not only will the campus be a haven for tech innovation, the building itself will rely on smarter, cleaner design. The school will harness solar and geothermal power in order to meet their goal of net-zero energy waste.
Read more at FastCo Design.
Photo from Cornell University.