NYBG Edible Academy

NYBG Edible Academy

Bronx, New York
United States
NYBG Edible Academy

TYLin provided structural engineering services for a new LEED Gold certified classroom building at the New York Botanical Garden.

The new 5,300-square-foot building features a green roof, porous pavers, geothermal heating, and state-of-the-art kitchen facilities. The propagation greenhouse serves the expanded garden areas, accommodating 100,000 students and visitors annually.

As a homage to other buildings on the NYBG campus, the classroom building’s main support structure is comprised of trusses made from Douglas-Fir glulam members. Glulam members also support the covered terrace and classroom building interior. A large wooden deck extends the exterior terrace, providing views into the gardens and overhanging a dramatic rocky outcrop.

Learn more about TYLin's mass timber expertise here.

NYBG Edible Academy
NYBG Edible Academy
Design Award of Honor, 2019
SARA New York
Design Award of Honor, 2018
SARA National
Winner, Green Best Project, 2018
2018 ENR New York

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