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VOA Roosevelt Tower: High Rise University

 

NATIONAL SPOTLIGHT
 

How do the issues that Roosevelt University's Tower represents play out across the country?

Check out these links that put this highrise university building into context.

CITIES + UNIVERSITIES
Can universities make our cities more competitive at a global scale?
Read "Do Cities Need Universities to Survive?" in the Atlantic Cities.

"THE CATHEDRAL OF LEARNING" IN PENNSYLVANIA
Did you know that the University of Pittsburgh has a 42-story academic building from 1937?
Read about "The Cathedral of Learning."

A "VERTICAL CAMPUS" IN NEW YORK
The architecture firm Kohn, Pederson, Fox and Associates designed a mixed-use high rise for Baruch College in 2001.
Read "Baruch College's 17-story "Vertical Campus" Opens Doors for Classes- A Turning Point in Urban Educational Design, the High-Tech Vertical Campus Creates Dramatic New Possibilities for Learning and Teaching."

HIGH RISE DORM WITH A "VERTICAL LIVING ROOM"
What do you think about this proposal for Toronto student housing dubbed the"Have a Nice Day" building?
See renderings of the "Have a Nice Day" proposal by Swedish architects We Are Here.

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