new york-based design studio — and winner of THE DESIGN PRIZEsnarkitecture has announced snark park, a permanent exhibition space in new york city’s hudson yards. set to open on march 15th, 2019, the site will host immersive installations comprised of design environments for all ages to explore, discover and enjoy. the new space, which will open on the heels of the studio’s tenth anniversary, marks a new chapter in snarkitecture’s magnetic and versatile practice.

 

‘our aim has always been to create architecture that performs unexpectedly, to explore the edges of art and architecture. with snark park we hope to encourage visitors to reconsider their built environment with childlike wonder,’ says snarkitecture partner daniel arsham.

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located in new york’s hudson yards — the largest development in new york city since rockefeller center — the snark park by snarkitecture will offer museum-quality installations together with a strong lineup of partnership programming. the public outpost aims to make design accessible to an expansive audience by offering a platform for both creative ideation and cross-disciplinary activation. the project is the culmination of the studio’s decade-long exploration of art and architecture, and the curious in between.

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introducing a tri-annual exhibition schedule, snark park will debut unique, playful design environments that incorporate snarkitecture’s use of unconventional materials and concepts of reduction and monochrome — stamps of the studio’s work. everyday objects and familiar settings will be reimagined, creating unexpected and memorable moments that challenge the mind to reassess visual cues and investigate the commonplace with a fresh curiosity. as the city’s newest destination for creative engagement, snark park will compliment a dynamic series of cultural experiences at hudson yards.

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apart from the immersive installations, the snark park will also offer on-site food and beverages, as well as a unique retail experiences accompanying each installation. this includes an exclusive partnership with KITH treats, snarkitecture-designed limited edition objects, as well as one-of-a-kind collaborations with brands around the world. its online presence will be powered by and created in partnership with squarespace.

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project info:

 

name: snark park

design: snarkitecture

location: hudson yards, new york city

opening: march 15th, 2019

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