Credit: Chang Kim

NYU Tandon School of Engineering, CITE Game Innovation Lab

The Game Innovation Lab at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering brings together students and faculty from a variety of disciplines to explore the future of digital game design.

The Game Innovation Lab is the flagship project of NYU Tandon School of Engineering’s “invention, innovation, entrepreneurship” initiative. Within a tight physical envelope, a single space with robust technology and audiovisual infrastructure accommodates classroom, research, and gathering areas designed for maximum flexibility and mobility. These spaces include a raised floor, projection capabilities, moveable white board space, and flexible, comfortable furnishings. On the exterior, a 12’ wide by 5’ high dynamic media display interacts with passersby via their smartphones or a touchscreen kiosk. The interior design concept merged the lab—whiteboards, combinable desk surfaces, and ergonomic seating—with the living room, with the goal of creating an academic space that recalls the feel of playing video games at home. The color palette, lounge chairs, and graphics deliberately call attention to this forward-looking space within the more sober surroundings of the 1980s library building.

 

Client

NYU Tandon School of Engineering

Location

Brooklyn, NY

Size

3,000 SF

Completed

2011

Construction Cost

$1.1 million

People

AIA, LEED AP
Associate
AIA, LEED AP
Associate Partner
AIA, LEED AP
Partner
LEED AP
Associate