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|Queensborough Community College, Holocaust Resource Center and Archives |
|Queens, New York |
|TEK Architects |
|© Brian Rose |
|A crystalline box attached to the brick administration building of Queensborough Community College, the Holocaust Center includes exhibition space, library, and seminar rooms. |
Edward Rothstein of the New York Times: The $5.5 million building, which was dedicated in a public ceremony this week, is clad in glass, steel and the distinctive sand-colored limestone quarried near Jerusalem. And inside its new permanent exhibition space is bathed in daylight from the windows and translucent walls, creating a deliberate contrast to the dark subject of mass murder.
I photographed the building at two different times--when it was still empty--a pure glass and steel enclosure--and after the exhibition was mounted. Full New York Times article here.
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