“The Summit” New Student Residence at CUNY Queens College | Queens, NY
Goshow Architects provided full architectural and construction administration services for the first on-campus housing at Queens College. Incorporated into the design is an 89-space parking garage with a green roof, creating a student courtyard and multipurpose terrace.
The 510-bed residence is divided into two wings of apartment-style suites with private bathrooms and kitchens. Additional shared amenities for residents include an exercise facility, music practice rooms, laundry room, student recreational areas, and dedicated study lounges. Sustainable design elements include native and adaptive vegetation for landscaping, low flow faucets and showerheads to reduce occupants water usage, energy efficient lighting and occupancy sensors tied into the building management system.
“The Summit,” certified LEED Gold in 2011, is the first LEED Certified student residence in the City University of New York system, and the winner of the 2009 Queens Chamber of Commerce: Excellence in Design! Click to read the NY Times article!
Learn more via The Summit Case Study “Innovation in Prefabrication to Achieve a Tight Schedule and Green Results”