From memchu to y2e2:How the Building’s of Stanford Affect science <br />Charles Naut<br />
A School is Built	<br />Established in 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford<br />A Secular, Californian, Coeducational Univers...
<ul><li> Sandstone Bricks
 Red Tile Roofs
 Arches
 Arcades</li></ul>Mission Revival<br />
  “One cannot (or at least should not) radically divide the practice of science from its product; Science is, among other ...
<ul><li> Built in 1903 in honor of Leland Stanford with the vision of Jane Stanford
 Rebuilt twice after the earthquakes of 1906 and 1989
 Roman Catholic Influences
 Why is a church at the center of a secular research institution?</li></ul>Memorial Church<br />
“[It’s] importan[t] for part of campus to be meditative where achievement is not required of you…The pace we keep is dynam...
<ul><li> Dedicated in 1996
 United Computer Science Department under one building</li></ul>Gates Computer Science Building<br />
<ul><li> Students and faculty come together
 Larry Page and Sergey Brin became acquainted during a weekly graduate gathering and later went on to start Google togethe...
<ul><li> More room choices
 Open informal spaces for students and faculty</li></ul>Learning from Mistakes: David Packard Electrical Engineering  <br />
<ul><li> Houses Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Woods Institute for the Environment, Earth Systems prog...
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SWARM Project for Introduction to Humanities class: World History of Science. I researched how three of Stanford's buildings are having an effect on science.

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From MemChu to Y2E2: How Stanford's Buildings Affect science

  1. 1. From memchu to y2e2:How the Building’s of Stanford Affect science <br />Charles Naut<br />
  2. 2. A School is Built <br />Established in 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford<br />A Secular, Californian, Coeducational University<br />Main Architects: Fredrick Law Olmsted and Henry Hobson Richardson (succeeded by his student Charles Coolidge)<br />
  3. 3. <ul><li> Sandstone Bricks
  4. 4. Red Tile Roofs
  5. 5. Arches
  6. 6. Arcades</li></ul>Mission Revival<br />
  7. 7. “One cannot (or at least should not) radically divide the practice of science from its product; Science is, among other things, a social activity…”<br /> -Robert Proctor, Racial Hygiene<br />
  8. 8. <ul><li> Built in 1903 in honor of Leland Stanford with the vision of Jane Stanford
  9. 9. Rebuilt twice after the earthquakes of 1906 and 1989
  10. 10. Roman Catholic Influences
  11. 11. Why is a church at the center of a secular research institution?</li></ul>Memorial Church<br />
  12. 12. “[It’s] importan[t] for part of campus to be meditative where achievement is not required of you…The pace we keep is dynamic so [the church] is a reminder to reflect”<br />-Rabbi Patricia Karlin-Neumann, Senior Associate Dean for Religious Life <br />MemChu and Reflection<br />
  13. 13. <ul><li> Dedicated in 1996
  14. 14. United Computer Science Department under one building</li></ul>Gates Computer Science Building<br />
  15. 15. <ul><li> Students and faculty come together
  16. 16. Larry Page and Sergey Brin became acquainted during a weekly graduate gathering and later went on to start Google together</li></ul>AT&T Patio <br />
  17. 17. <ul><li> More room choices
  18. 18. Open informal spaces for students and faculty</li></ul>Learning from Mistakes: David Packard Electrical Engineering <br />
  19. 19. <ul><li> Houses Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Woods Institute for the Environment, Earth Systems program, Precourt Institute for Energy, Bill Lane Center for the American West, and other environmental programs.
  20. 20. Promotes interdisciplinary research</li></ul>Jerry Yang & Akiko Yamazaki Environment and Energy Building (Y2E2)<br />
  21. 21. Interdisciplinary Research<br />Biggest problems don’t fit in one discipline<br />People are grouped by problems they are trying to solve not departments<br />Climate and Energy<br />Freshwater<br />Land use and Conservation <br />Oceans and Estuaries<br />Sustainable Environments<br />
  22. 22. <ul><li> Four large open atria from basement to the third floor
  23. 23. Natural lighting
  24. 24. Natural ventilation: opens during night to let cool air in and closes during day
  25. 25. Less lighting, less energy, less heat </li></ul>Atria: The lungs of Y2E2 <br />
  26. 26. Stanford’s Architecture in the Future<br />Stanford’s architecture is a living entity<br />Viewing science as a “social activity”<br />Continue to look at the past for guidance<br />Foster Interdisciplinary Work<br />Creation of more sustainable buildings<br />
  27. 27. Science and Engineering Quad (SEQ)<br />
  28. 28. Huang School of Engineering Center <br />
  29. 29. Staying True to Original Plans<br />
  30. 30. Tradition with a modern feel<br />Main Quad<br />Science and Engineering Quad<br />
  31. 31. Tradition with a modern feel<br />Main Quad<br />Science and Engineering Quad<br />
  32. 32. The End<br />
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