As New York City’s newest neighborhood, Hudson Yards will be full chock full of high-tech infrastructure and buildings, from its bonkers in-ground cooling system that will allow trees to grow on top of an active rail yard to its pneumatic trash system that will whisk the area’s garbage and recycling away.
Now, a new video shows off just how one of the neighborhood’s most atypical and engineered buildings will work. The Shed (that’s right, it’s dropped the "Culture"), designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Rockwell Group, will rise six stories and contain two beam-free gallery spaces. When the glass canopy is extended, the building will transform with its additional performance area.
As with most new developments in NYC, The Shed won't be opening on schedule. Originally poised to open in 2017, the attraction will now avail itself to its first guests in 2019 (that is, barring any major hold-ups.) To watch the building in action (h/t TRD), tune in below.