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Tom Fruin’s Stained Glass House Installed at Brooklyn Bridge Park

Axel Taferner

Axel Taferner

DUMBO Arts Festival

DUMBO Arts Festival

As part of this year’s DUMBO Arts Festival, sculptor Tom Fruin installed his famous plexiglass house, Kolonihavehus, in Brooklyn Bridge Park. The multi-colored house was lit from inside and temporarily inhabited by performance duo CoreAct who engaged in a collaborative physical performance that is described here by DUMBO:

“The colorful glass house is inhabited by two performers, who portray everyday dilemmas and lifestyle paradoxes in a subtle manner. They have lost the ability to meaningfully discriminate, and are trapped in a long chain of procrastination, mirroring our current social patterns.”

Click HERE to see more images of project.

Image Courtesy of: Axel Taferner

Article Written by: Christopher Jobson

Source: Colossal

2014 MASterworks Awards for Design Excellence in NYC

BRIC Arts Media House and Urban Glass by LEESER Architecture

BRIC Arts Media House and Urban Glass by LEESER Architecture











The Municipal Art Society (MAS) of New York announced their list of honorees for the 2014 MASterworks Awards last week. These annual awards are dedicated to buildings, completed the year previously in the city of New York, that exemplify a high standard of design, and make a significant contribution to the city’s urban environment. This year, all of these projects are located outside of the city center and cover a wide range of programming, from an African-American heritage museum, to a pencil factory addition.

Click HERE read ArchDaily’s summary of the awards.

Written By: Connor Walker

Image Courtesy of: MAS NYC

Source: ArchDaily