Power station to be converted by Herzog & de Meuron into art hub

THE ART NEWSPAPER | Gareth Harris:

A defunct, turn-of-the-century power station on the Gowanus canal in Brooklyn, New York, will be converted into an arts complex with workshops for artists and designers under ambitious plans drawn up by the non-profit Powerhouse Environmental Arts Foundation. Ceramics, textiles and prints will be produced in the revamped venue, known as the Powerhouse Workshop, which will also include exhibition spaces. The high-profile Swiss architectural practice Herzog & de Meuron won the commission to design the new centre… Read more

Image: A rendering of the the Powerhouse Workshop in Brooklyn, New York,  designed by the Swiss architectural practice Herzog & de Meuron (© Herzog & de Meuron)