Category Archive: Modular Design

INTERNATIONAL SCULPTURE DAY: “AURORA BRIGHT DAWN” CONNECTING COMMUNITY TO PLACE

This blog post was originally published on ARTSblog. International Sculpture Day (IS Day), on April 27th, is a worldwide event celebrating the many ways sculpture and public art impact and improve people’s lives.… Continue reading

Aurora “Bright Dawn” Process 1

Aurora “Bright Dawn” is inspired by its site, the neighborhood and the hues of the sunrise. In 2017, the Aurora Licton Urban Village Community (ALUV) wrote a Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT) grant… Continue reading

Diverging Paths and Common Ground in Calgary, Canada

This project enhances two new side-by-side bridges in southern Calgary with grills across their spans and railings above, marked by two towers marking the pedestrian path. These bridges will form the new southern… Continue reading

Merriweather “Rainbow Sunset” brightens Columbia, MD

Blown Away by Wichita’s New East Kellogg Walls

In April and June, 2018, Vicki traveled to Wichita, KS, to oversee the the construction of our East Kellogg concrete walls. The wall patterning takes its inspiration from the motion of the wind… Continue reading

375: Desert Reflections

375 Transmountain West features miles of highway retaining walls graced with a pattern skin, as described in the previous concept development post. This western portion of El Paso’s 375 Outer Loop establishes new… Continue reading

375: Development of a Concept

  375 East and West Outer Loop connects the east and west sides of El Paso, TX, on its northern perimeter, crossing over the Franklin Mountains. These dramatic peaks rise from the desert… Continue reading

South Bellevue Station: Final Designs

The South Bellevue Station’s Public Art Enhancements include a pattern strip on the facade of the guideway acoustic panels and large graphic images wrapping the columns below the platform. The imagery for these… Continue reading

South Bellevue Station: Site Inspiration

The South Bellevue Station is part of Sound Transit’s East Link Light Rail Extension. This line starts in Seattle, crosses Lake Washington, turns north through Bellevue, ending in Redmond, home of the headquarters of Microsoft. This corridor… Continue reading

Part III: Airway Final Work Winter 2014

Airway marks the gateway to the El Paso International Airport and Downtown. It is inspired by images of flight, native plants and the industrial/commercial site which is rapidly becoming a destination for travelers.… Continue reading