The Forum

The forum exterior, a wedge-shaped concrete and glass structure

The Forum, a 56,000-square-foot building designed by Renzo Piano Building Workshop as design architect and Dattner Architect as executive architect, features a 437-seat auditorium, a variety of meeting rooms and offices, and community programming at street level.   For more information, visit the Columbia University's Neighbors website.

About the Project

Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop, with Dattner Architects as executive architect and Caples Jefferson Architects

Completion Date: 2018

Square Footage: 56,000

Stories: 3

  • LEED Gold Certified
  • MASterworks Award for "Best New Building" from the Municipal Art Society of New York
  • AIA New York Merit Award