suny cortland - student life center

State of New York Student Life Center, Cortland N.Y.

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Owner: State University of New York
Location: Cortland N.Y.
Building Type: Educational and Recreational
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Architect: Hastings + Chivetta Architects
Landscape Architects: Trowbridge Wolf Michaels LLP
General Contractor: FAHS Construction
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SUNY Cortland’s new student life center will be the focal point for student recreation, social interaction and experiential learning. The building will replace old, insufficient and non-contiguous recreational facilities scattered throughout the campus with a central, state-of-the-art center designed to create a sense of community among students, staff and faculty. 

The green roof installed at SUNY Cortland N.Y. has been implemented as part of the College's strategy to manage storm water runoff from the site into Otter Creek. Flooding has been a recurrent issue in the area and the green roof will capture, retain and filter rainwater - decreasing the burden of storm water runoff.