2nd Avenue Subway Station, one of the four gleaming NYC subway stations at 72nd street opened following a 15-year effort that saw the introduction of numerous custom luminaires designed to define public areas in a visually pleasing, maintainable and energy efficient manner.
Lighting approaches were coordinated to enhance the significant public art presence at the station. HK provided the luminary solution to uplifted the deep underground station into a gracious public transportation environment.
2019 AIANY + ASLANY Transportation Infrastructure Design Excellence Award
2017 IES Illumination Award of Merit
2017 ENR New York’s Best Project (Airport/Transit)
2017 A|N Best of Design Award for Indoor Architectural Lighting
2015 City of New York / US EPA Green Building Design Award