by John A. ByrnePoets & QuantsAuthor on May 2, 2011
There's a reason MBA students are jumping for joy at Stanford Graduate School of Business these days: the prestige Silicon Valley school now has new world-class facilities--a nine building modern campus for B-school students.
An aerial view of Stanford's new nine-building complex for its business school.
At least 12.5% of total electricity use will be generated on site by nearly 40,000 square feet of rooftop photovoltaic panels, which are expected to generate more than 500,000 kilowatt hours of electricity per year
The eight buildings that comprise the Knight Management Center predominantly take advantage of the southern exposure to reduce the need for artificial lighting, while the long north orientation takes advantage of the Mediterranean climate through the use of operable windows providing natural ventilation to many interior spaces.
Entrance to the Schwab Residential Center
Stanford B-School's new campus has plenty of collaborative work spaces to help the school implement new curriculum changes that emphasize more collaboration and teamwork.
The stairwell in the new Bass Center building which is now open 24/7 to MBA students at Stanford.
From the acoustics to the technology, Stanford's new classrooms feature state of the art everything.
Stanford Graduate School of Business Dean Garth Saloner on the opening morning of classes at his school's new $345 million campus.
Gone are the windowless classrooms at Stanford's B-School. The new campus features natural light in every MBA classroom.
Artist Peter Wegner with another art installation that flashes words of inspiration on an ever-changing wall as part of Stanford's new B-School campus.
Artist Peter Wegner with his art installation "Monument to Change as it Changes" on the new Stanford B-school campus.
Stanford's new Knight Management Center the night before its official opening