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Art in Architecture

KAUST Breakwater Beacon / UAP – Urban Art Projects

Designed by Urban Arts Projects (UAP), A 60m high ‘Breakwater Beacon’ centrepiece of a $7bn research institution for the King Abdullah University for Science & Technology (KAUST), overlooking the Red Sea in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. The Australia based designers have drawn inspiration from Arabic maritime traditions...... Read More...
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The Toledo Metro Art Station / Oscar Tusquets Blanca

The project of the Catalan architect Oscar Tusquets Blanca also affected the area above, transformed into pedestrian zone and upgraded aesthetically. The communication between internal and external space is entrusted to the skylight-structures-that, from the street, carry the sunlight in the rooms below...... Read More...

2012 Big Bambú Installation In Rome / Doug and Mike Starn

The newest iteration of the gravity-defying installation Big Bambú by American artists Doug and Mike Starn is currently being installed in the MACRO Testaccio, Rome, as the protagonist of the sixth edition of the Enel Contemporanea, curated by Francesco Bonami. This year's edition of the event celebrates the 50th anniversary of Enel...... Read More...

Freya’s Cabin and Robin’s Hut / Studio Weave

Freya's Cabin and Robin’s Hut are two of a pair of small buildings located on opposite sides of the Kielder Water along the Lakeside Way. The two buildings, are linked by the story of Freya & Robin, which tells a tale of the two characters who live by the lake and their efforts to meet up. Freya’s Cabin is a beautiful golden structure balanced in long golden stems and carved on the inside like a forest...... Read More...

Green Void Installation / LAVA

The Green Void, a temporary sculptural installation in Sydney by LAVA, is the realisation of an organic digital formation. A three dimensional lightweight synthetic structure, based on surface tension, is stretched to fill the atrium’s void, connecting the walls, floor and ceiling. Floating in the void, the installation’s green fabric is mechanically attached to suspended aluminium track profiles...... Read More...
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WinterGarden Facade / Studio 505

Melbourne design practice studio 505 has recently seen their highly textured façade for a Brisbane shopping centre come to life. The 4,000 sq m Wintergarden Façade is a complex new steel screening system on the front of a thriving retail hub and looks to engage visitors with its constantly shifting appearance...... Read More...
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“Twilight Epiphany” Skyspace Light Art Installation / James Turrell

A work by celebrated American artist James Turrell. This installation consists of a 28' square viewing area, , enclosed by a grass berm and covered by an elevated, The interior space provides a rich, varied experience of the changing light conditions through the oculus. The installation serves as a music performance space for a limited number of people...... Read More...

‘Restless Rainbow’ for The Art Institute of Chicago / Pae White

This is a site-specific work on display on the Art Institute's Bluhm Family Terrace.It is called "Restless Rainbow" by the 48 year old California artist Pae White. White uses her graphic design, animation and textiles experience in this colorful abstract piece that wraps around the terrace. The "disorganized rainbow" covers the terrace from the floor to the top of the glass walls...... Read More...

THE WATER TANK PROJECT / New York City public school students

The Water Tank Project is a landmark public art initiative that will the transform New York skyline in the summer of 2013 by wrapping water tanks across the City with original water-themed art by renowned and emerging artists. Grounded in the inspirational power of public art, the project aims to galvanize a global community to dream big...... Read More...

Art in Architecture / Horst Gläsker

Horst Gläsker lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany. He has an artist family. He works organizationally and artistically together with his wife Margret Masuch-Gläsker. Their two common children are Louis Gläsker..... Read More...