Collection by Heather Corcoran

The Lowline Lab


Visiting the proving ground for the technology behind New York's most anticipated new park.

A canopy designed by engineer Ed Jacobs distributes light throughout the space.
At the Lowline Lab, Dan Barasch and James Ramsey test the "remote skylight" technology that will bring natural sunlight...
The Lowline Lab will be open through March 2017.
As the technology develops, the designers believe that on sunny days no additional lighting will be needed to...
This is how it works: "Sunlight passes through a glass shield above the parabolic collector, and is reflected and...
The Lowline Lab is open to the public every weekend.
On the roof of the building, optical devices by Korean technology company Sunportal track the sun throughout the day.
The landscape was designed by Signe Nielsen of Mathews Nielsen and built by John Mini Distinctive Landscapes.
Helio tubes, specially designed fiber optic cable channels, carry the condensed light to the dark warehouse, where the...
The 1,000-square-foot installation includes more than 3,000 plants.

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