New Business Building
Designed by Perkins and Will, a recognized leader in higher education design and sustainable
architecture, the building will feature technologically advanced classrooms and meeting spaces,
breakout rooms for team projects, expanded space for career services, student reception areas,
collaborative research centers, and additional graduate assistant work space. It will have a
trading room on the first floor with Bloomberg terminals.
The Perkins and Will design draws much of its inspiration from the existing Edward Durell
Stone-designed Academic Podium and residence halls that dominate the uptown campus. The new
building preserves the modernist formality of the campus's orthogonal aesthetics in a more
modern interpretation. The building's interior features floor-to-floor terracing for maximum
circulation and natural lighting, with an exterior represented by both solid and transparent
For detailed information on project status and schedule please visit http://www.albany.edu/facilities/ for Campus Projects Map.