Building in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
|Cecil and Ida Green Building|
Occupied spaces of the Green Building begin 30 feet (9.1 m) above ground level.
|Alternative names||MIT Building 54|
|Etymology||Cecil Howard Green (MIT BSEE and MSEE, 1924)|
|Type||Research labs, education|
|Location||MIT Campus - East|
|Address||21 Ames Street|
|Town or city||Cambridge, Massachusetts|
|Current tenants||MIT Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences Department (EAPS)|
|Architectural||277 feet (84 m)|
|Tip||295 feet (90 m)|
|Structural system||Shear wall|
|Floor area||130,502 square feet (12,124.0 m2)|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||I. M. Pei (MIT BArch, 1940)|
|I. ^ Green Building at Emporis|
The Cecil and Ida Green Building, also called the Green Building or Building 54, is an academic and research building at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The building houses the Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences (EAPS). It is one of the tallest buildings in Cambridge.
The Green Building was designed by I. M. Pei, who received a bachelor's degree in architecture from MIT in 1940, and Araldo Cossutta. Principal donor Cecil Howard Green received a bachelor's degree and master's degree from MIT and was a co-founder of Texas Instruments.
- "Cecil and Ida Green Center for Earth Sciences - The Skyscraper Center". The Skyscraper Center. Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. Retrieved May 22, 2019.
- Green Building at Emporis
- "Renowned architect I.M. Pei '40 dies at 102". MIT News. May 17, 2019.
- Shrock, Robert Rakes (1982). Geology at MIT 1865-1965: A History of the First Hundred Years of Geology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. MIT Press. p. 166. ISBN 9780262192118.
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