Twin Peaks Testing > Projects > Agencies > Cornell University > Cornell Tech Campus – Bloomberg Center

Twin Peaks inc provided Special Inspections and Material Testing Services for Cornell University on multiple elements of the construction of the Cornell Tech Campus on Roosevelt Island. An extensive set of inspections have been performed on the construction of the Bloomberg Center, a 150,000-square foot flexible space structure, the Central Utilities Plant, a 12,000-square foot electrical substation, and on sitework conducted throughout the 2.5-acre campus. Work was completed on time and the campus opened to students on schedule on September 1, 2017. The Bloomberg Center was designed by the Pritzker Prize winning architect Thom Mayne of Morphosis. It will attempt to achieve Net Zero energy use by providing its own sustainable power and utilizes a flexible space floor plan in many areas that can be converted to open or closed plans depending on the occasion.

Cornell University
Cornell University’s Roosevelt Island Tech Campus –
Bloomberg Center (Completed)

Concrete field, plant, precast, placement, rebar, and post-installed anchors; Masonry; Structural Steel Welding, Details, Bolting, Erection, Fuel Oil Storage and Fuel Oil Piping Systems and NDT Testing; Alternative Materials – OTCR Buildings Bulletin # BB 2009‐019;Fire-Resistant Sprayed Materials, Penetrations and Joints, and Rated Construction;

TR1 Progress Inspections:

Private On-Site Storm Water Drainage Disposal Systems, and Detention Facilities Installation; Special Inspections included All TR8 Energy Code Compliance Inspections, MEP Systems, including Mechanical, Emergency Power (Generators), Smoke Control, Heating, and Sprinkler Systems; Soils, including Site Preparation, Excavations

Completed – 06/20/2017

TPI Role:
Special Inspections Agency and Construction
Materials Testing Laboratory

Cornell University
Client Contact: Eileen Weingarten,
Vice President of Design

Reference Contact Information: 212.417.7208

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