Princeton prepares to open new psychology and neuroscience buildings

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Thursday, October 31, 2013

With windows throughout offering panoramic views of the Princeton University campus, and an interior layout meant to let students move easily between classrooms and research space, the school’s new psychology and neuroscience buildings are on the cutting edge.

At the same time, the $180 million structure of two linked building will be “fundamentally timeless” when it opens in January, said Ron McCoy, the university’s architect.

“This is not a statement in fashion or a particularly trendy building, this is a deeply-felt understanding of some pretty timeless conditions of form, material and particularly light,” McCoy said during a tour of the building yesterday.

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