Many University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) Lüneburg students attend class in this space-age, carbon-neutral building at Leuphana University in Germany. The impressive 139,930 sq. ft. New Central Building was created from four interlocking spaces — one for socializing, one for seminars, one for research, and a 1,100-seat auditorium. Each block collides to make one striking interdisciplinary building.
Designed by Daniel Libeskind, the facility an eco-friendly, zero-emission learning environment: The zinc-clad building supports a green roof and sustainable water systems filter wastewaters for future use.
“We have several classes in this building at the moment,” David Gilland, Resident Director of USAC Germany, said. “It is a beautiful and exciting example of how students can directly interact in some of the most modern educational facilities in Europe.”
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