Pratt Student Union

Brooklyn
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Architetti
Matiz Architecture & Design
Anno
2018

The Student Union was at one time the thriving heart of Pratt's renowned Brooklyn campus. For the last 20 years, the proud 1887 masonry structure has not been upgraded and its spaces were no longer relevant for an arts institution. In the spirit of revitalizing this once loved student center, MAD was retained in order to redefine and reinvigorate the building.

The project provides three interconnected levels of open spaces that will encourage students to use this building as a key circulation corridor due to its central campus location. By offering meeting rooms, lounges and other related programs, unexpected interactions and informal meetings will improve student life and enhance the academic experience.

A large stepped platform acts as a natural piazza and creates more intimate spaces around its perimeter, offering relaxing areas for those who seek a more discreet experience. The building's systems are to be completely new and its entry is being relocated and featured at a more historically appropriate location, enhanced by a custom canopy and vestibule.

Progetti collegati

  • Umnutzung Schuhfabrik in 14 Wohnungen Winterthur ZH
    Graf Biscioni Architekten
  • Moritz M-store
    External Reference
  • Jané Winestore
    External Reference
  • Jiu Ke Shu Future Arts Center
    iGuzzini
  • Casa CCFF
    INGENI

Rivista

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