Steven Holl’s Design Chosen for Institute for Advanced Study

The Institute for Advanced Study has selected Steven Holl to design its new Rubenstein Commons, named after the Carlyle Group co-founder and philanthropist David Rubenstein.

In choosing among the proposals, Robbert Dijkgraaf, Institute Director and Leon Levy Professor, said the commons should be like “a family member with its own characteristics” in relation to the rest of campus and the Institute’s neo-Georgian flagship building, Fuld Hall. He added that the commons should be “in conversation with landscape and nature.”

Read more at the New York Times.