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    Aluminum Hive Echoes the Hum of Bees

    A 56-foot art installation constructed of aluminum components, known as the Hive, was installed at the Kew Royal Botanical Gardens in London, U.K. Inspired by scientific research into the health of bees, British artist Wolfgang Buttress designed the structure to respond to the real-time activity of bees from in a nearby beehive at Kew. As the energy […]

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    Satellites Sing in Aluminum Sea Shell

    The Orbit Pavilion is a unique aluminum structure that reflects the trajectory of satellites orbiting the Earth. When NASA presented Jason Klimoski and Lesley Chang of Brooklyn, New Yortk, architecture studio StudioKCA with the challenge, the architects were inspired by the experience of placing a shell next to your ear and “listening to the ocean,” constructing an […]

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    New York’s Aluminum Valentine

    Prominently displayed in Times Square, Match-Maker is a unique art installation designed to connect perfect strangers, using interwoven aluminum periscopes that highlight the 12 astrological signs. Each periscope offers a potential match for visitors looking through the webbed installation at their cosmically-aligned prospects. Match-Maker, designed by architect Bryan Young, was selected by the Times Square […]