The new cultural hub, designed by DS+R with Rockwell Group, moves on a unique system of steel wheels, or bogies.
Metropolis spoke to art and architecture studio Snarkitecture about its new dedicated installation venue, which opens today in 20 Hudson Yards, the mega development’s retail and dining hub.
Fred Bernstein writes that because the mega development—the first phase of which opens today—was built on a basement-less platform, its public spaces are cramped.
While Hudson Yards delivers on some advanced infrastructure, its initial promises of urban data-driven management have (so far) proved more aspirational than practical.
The Nigerian architect designed a steel-topped structure that can accommodate a diverse array of programming, from lectures to rap concerts.