New York/Columbia University

Knox Hall, Columbia University — © Brian Rose

Assignment work photographing Knox Hall at Columbia University for the architects. Aside from shooting the lobby, classrooms, and various offices, I photographed the geothermal well system in the basement. The four wells are 1,800 feet deep and the system heats and air conditions the building reducing energy consumption by 50 or 60%. Here is a somewhat technical explanation of how it all works.