ART
ARCHITECTURE
& HISTORY
in the Public Realm
Antennae Reeds

Artist
Dan Corson
Architect
Encore Architects
Dates
  • Installed, 2003
Awards
  • ASLA Washington Chapter Honor Award 2003
  • AIA Seattle Honor Award 2004
  • National AIA Housing Committee Award 2006
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Description
A dramatic cluster of large tapered poles with frosted tips quake in the wind like giant industrial “reeds” on steroids. The rods are painted fire engine red that fades into a sky gray at the tips. In the evening the tips glow an intense blue to match the color of the Fiber Optic Reed project in the nearby pond. Both projects evoke a sense of transference of knowledge and information (antennae, fiber optics) and the use of high tech materials in juxtaposition to nature.

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Location
Nordheim Court
5000 25th Ave NE
Seattle, WA 98105
United States

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