Laboratory Design: Whitney Museum of American Art Conservation Lab
Laboratory Design Newsletter
12 January 2017

The Whitney’s conservation lab has been featured by Laboratory Design:

“The Whitney conservation lab was designed to be both a treatment and a research center, and serves three specific activities—painting, objects (including sculpture) and paper conservation—in an expansive and open volume space. The programmatic idea of a single, shared lab supports the museum’s philosophy, allows for the efficient use of space, maximizes proximity requirements and facilitates the sharing of custom equipment.”

“One of the thought-provoking challenges presented by the conservation lab furnishings is that while some of the component parts may be found in disparate catalog sources, they must be pieced together in unlikely assemblies in order to create flexible tools for the treatment and study of art,” adds Cooper Robertson architect Greg Weithman.

Read more at Laboratory Design.