Gallery: BMW Guggenheim Lab Opens, Hosts Free Urban Experiments In NYC’...

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After much anticipation, today marks the opening of the BMW Guggenheim Lab, a design laboratory and urban think tank housed within a temporary pavilion in New York City's East Village. Designed by Japanese architects Atelier Bow-Wow, this "traveling toolbox" will be in New York until October 16, when it will be taken apart and transported to Berlin, and eventually Mumbai. Armed with multimedia capabilities to suit almost any presentation need, the structure will host over 100 free events during its time in NYC, with the hopes of instigating conversations and innovations on the design and inhabitation of cities. If the opening press event is any indication, the BMW Guggenheim Lab will be a popular destination for designers and any curious citizens over the next three months!

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