In stark contrast to the Whitney Museum of American Art stands a new educational space designed by LOT-EK. The structure is compromised of 6 steel shipping containers stacked on two levels and painted in a dark black.

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The design is very minimalistic but in no way an understatement. The rigid black structure is contrasted with soft yellow diagonal planes that create a continuous cut and a visual break. The windows allow for visual connection with the museum’s entrance bridge, lobby and restaurant. On the inside the gallery is all white double height space with a triangular mezzanine.

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