Our LEED Buildings
Stony Brook University cut the ribbon of Frey Hall, commemorating the opening of the first building dedicated solely to classroom space on the Long Island campus. The 95,000 square-foot renovation project began in March 2011 and was designed to meet the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED Silver Certification, converted one of the oldest buildings on the campus known as "Old Chemistry" (construction for which began in 1962) into a modern new teaching facility with 1,971 seats (including three new 250 seat lecture halls), 27 new classrooms and creative new teaching spaces.
|Building Address:||JS Toll Drive
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-6044
|Certification Date:||May 2014|
|In Service Date:||Fall 2013|
Frey Hall was designed to strengthen the visual and social LINKS between the Student Activities Center to the south and the Chemistry Building to the north, Frey Hall reinforces the edge of the existing campus green, while its walls of lattice for climbing plants create an active dialog between nature and the built environment. The interior architecture, including the new central atrium, was designed to foster a sense of community and common identity for both students and faculty. The interior layout facilitates collaboration, is active and engaging, and encourages informal interaction. A variety of types, sizes, public, and private meeting and gathering spaces address flexibility in use and configuration. The spaces enable state-of-the-art technologies and provide opportunities for collaborative learning that are active, experimental and based in group learning.
|Leeds Facts for New Construction:||http://www.usgbc.org/projects/suny-stony-brook-old-chemistry-bldg|
|Energy & Atmosphere:||6/17|
|Indoor Environmental Quality:||10/15|