Riverdale Country School – Upper Learning Building

Bronx, NY

Type of project: Ground up
Duration of Project: 60 weeks
Square footage: 23,000 sf
Partners: Architecture Research Office

Noteworthy: Demolition of existing Perkins building and construction of new 23,000 sf Upper Learning Building (targeting LEED® Silver Certification); scope also included creation of Temporary Learning Complex for K-5 students to use during construction of the new building; renovations to K-3 and Junior buildings; ground-up construction of Upper Learning Building housing classrooms, dining hall, institutional kitchen and theatre; innovative design features include masonry with partial translucence, curved and double-height glazing and lighting system.