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Cornell Law School Renovation Interior Photos

May 15, 2014 // by Jason Henderson



I swung inside the Cornell Law School Expansion this past week to follow-up from the last post with interior photos. This expansion wing on Myron Taylor Hall began back in 2012 and finished-up just a couple weeks ago, in time for convocation this weekend. It was designed by Ann Beha Architects, and constructed by Welliver.

The interior certainly kept with the idea of synthesizing a modern addition into an existing historic structure in a very tasteful manner. There are many wooden surfaces and trim work, and the stone is kept exposed on the interior. Nothing seemed to be either too ornate, or too modern. The lighting is relaxing, and the large windows bring a lot of natural light into the hall lounge. The classrooms are nice as well- good visibility from every seat, and additional screens on each side of the central lecterns. Genuinely tempting to hang out here and read a book, just a great, comfortable space: