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Pace Gallery / HS2 Architecture

  • 01:00 - 17 February, 2015
Pace Gallery / HS2 Architecture
Pace Gallery / HS2 Architecture, © Rafael Gamo
© Rafael Gamo

© Rafael Gamo © Rafael Gamo © Rafael Gamo © Rafael Gamo + 13

  • Architects

  • Location

    510 West 25th Street, New York, NY 10001, United States
  • Principal-in-Charge

    Thomas Hut
  • Project Architect

    Timothy McQuestion
  • Area

    10000.0 ft2
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

  • Design Consultant

    Bill Katz Studios

  • General Contractor

    Eurostruct Inc.

  • Structural Engineer

    Robert Silman Assocaites
  • Consulting Engineer (M/E/P)

    Irwin Associates
  • Environmental Engineer

  • Environmental
 Consulting Geotechnical Engineer

    Carlin Simpson and Associates
  • Envelope Consultant

    James R. Gainfort, AIA
  • Lighting Designer

    Philip Monat Lighting Design
  • Expediter

  • Aluminum and Glass Entry

    George Alpert, Duraline Inc.

  • Aluminum and Glass Skylights

    Lynbrook Glass and Architectural Metals Corp.
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© Rafael Gamo
© Rafael Gamo

Text description provided by the architects. Formerly a derelict automotive garage, this one-story 5,000 sf gut renovation and conversion created a sleek, minimal art gallery. With twenty-foot ceilings and four new skylights, HS2 created a large exhibition space with plentiful but controlled diffuse daylight. Construction began with a completely unfinished floor plate and involved all new infrastructure, mechanical, electrical, lighting and fire protection.

© Rafael Gamo
© Rafael Gamo

Upon moving in, Pace purchased the property directly next door to double its size. Constrained by The High Line above, HS2 created a structural solution comprised of very shallow steel members to maximize the ceiling height. The addition of skylights running the length of the east and west party walls allow natural light to flood into the galleries despite the hovering presence of the park above.

© Rafael Gamo
© Rafael Gamo

A 10’ x 10’ opening connects the gallery buildings and allows for a flexible exhibition program. The interior is outfitted with custom workstations and carefully selected furniture to complement the minimalist aesthetic.

© Rafael Gamo
© Rafael Gamo
Floor Plan
Floor Plan
© Rafael Gamo
© Rafael Gamo

Pace Gallery’s other international locations are designed by prestigious architects including David Chipperfield and Gluckman Mayner Architects.

© Rafael Gamo
© Rafael Gamo
Location to be used only as a reference. It could indicate city/country but not exact address. Cite: "Pace Gallery / HS2 Architecture" 17 Feb 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884