Jacob Burns Film Center
This new 27,000sf education center was designed to provide educational training in filmmaking and the media arts; the facility is used by school groups and adult continuing education programs. The building features a sound stage, 16 editing suites, a center studio, a screening room and administrative offices. Some of the sustainable features of the building include aluminum and glass energy-efficient windows, a geothermal heating and cooling system, photovoltaic panels on the roof, natural local materials and extensive daylighting and sustainable lighting controls.
High Honor Award for Architectural Excellence, AIA Westchester/Hudson Valley Chapter.
Distinction: The building earned a LEED Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, the first in Westchester County.
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