St. Johns

HLW created a long-term plan for St. John’s University to provide on-campus housing for the first time in the 128-year history of the school. Most students currently commute to St. John’s, and the residential construction is part of an effort to attract students from around the country and the world to the largest Catholic University in the United […]

Columbia University Taub Institute

This two-phase renovation project for the Taub Institute includes general laboratories, laboratory support spaces, associated offices and a 900 sf one-story extension shared common space. This new extension remained sympathetic to the original 1928 Physicians and Surgeons/Presbyterian Hospital building by using a similar facade treatment. Selected areas within public corridors were highlighted to encourage interaction […]

Columbia School of Journalism

The goal of Columbia University was to modernize the broadcast facility for the students with state-of-the-art equipment and to honor the memory of legendary ABC executive and university supporter Roone Arledge. The project, situated within the historic New York City campus, included a 900 sf student-run television studio, a dual-function control room/seminar room, a series of […]

Wellington College International Shanghai

Wellington College International is located in the heart of Pudong. Programs for early childhood through senior school (years 8-12) share the Wellington community of schools’ worldwide stellar reputation for education. The appearance and design of the campus and buildings deliberately evoke the classical style of Wellington College in the UK, therefore, building upon over 150 […]

Hofstra North Shore, LIJ School of Medicine

The Hofstra School of Medicine is the first allopathic medical school in New York State in 40 years and the first institution of its kind to have been created in partnership with a healthcare provider. HLW’s design strategy supported this new model for medical education with spaces that facilitate collaboration, community building, and socialization.

Fordham University, Gabelli School of Business

On a 21st c. campus committed to innovative learning strategies and technologies, Fordham University’s new business school bridges the past with the future. A historic granite shell now encloses the latest learning technologies, dynamic special event spaces, and areas for formal and informal collaboration.

Pratt Undergraduate School of Art

For Pratt’s art and design programs, the move from the North Hall to the new Design Center brought all of the Institute’s disciplines together under one roof—industrial design, interior design, undergraduate communications design, and fashion design. The integrated program increased collaborative interaction and facilitated ease of administration.

Leman Manhattan Prep School

This adaptive reuse project resulted in the creation of new joint middle and high schools, located in the historic Cunard building in Manhattan’s Financial District. Integrated architectural and engineering design ensured a successful outcome with the exceptionally aggressive schedule for a landmark building: three months between initiation of design development and issuing of bid drawings.