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Glass Architecture - Stained Glass, Crown Fountain, British and Irish Stained Glass, Glaspaleis, Rose Window, Architectural Glass, Leadlight (Paperback) Loot Price: R287
Discovery Miles 2 870
Glass Architecture - Stained Glass, Crown Fountain, British and Irish Stained Glass, Glaspaleis, Rose Window, Architectural...
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Glass Architecture - Stained Glass, Crown Fountain, British and Irish Stained Glass, Glaspaleis, Rose Window, Architectural Glass, Leadlight (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 68. Chapters: Stained glass, Crown Fountain, British and Irish stained glass, Glaspaleis, Rose window, Architectural glass, Leadlight, Grand Canyon Skywalk, Crystal Palace railway station, J&R Lamb Studios, Float glass, 3 Hardman Street, Dieterich Spahn, Newcastle City Library, Glass Pavilion, Sunroom, Manchester Civil Justice Centre, Cathedral glass, Plate glass university, Glass tiles, Glaspalast, The Glasshouse, Glass Age Development Committee, Fanlight, Buchanan Street subway station, James K. M. Cheng, Glass-bottom boat, Glass brick, Glazing, Glass floor, National Glass Association, Shading coefficient, Glass mullion system, Rippled glass. Excerpt: Crown Fountain is an interactive work of public art and video sculpture featured in Chicago's Millennium Park, which is located in the Loop community area. Designed by Catalan artist Jaume Plensa, it opened in July 2004. The fountain is composed of a black granite reflecting pool placed between a pair of glass brick towers. The towers are 50 feet (15.2 m) tall, and they use light-emitting diodes (LEDs) to display digital videos on their inward faces. Construction and design of the Crown Fountain cost $17 million. Weather permitting, the water operates from May to October, intermittently cascading down the two towers and spouting through a nozzle on each tower's front face. Residents and critics have praised the fountain for its artistic and entertainment features. It highlights Plensa's themes of dualism, light, and water, extending the use of video technology from his prior works. Its use of water is unique among Chicago's many fountains, in that it promotes physical interaction between the public and the water. Both the fountain and Millennium Park are highly accessible because of their universal design. Crown Fountain has been the most controversial of all the Millennium Park f...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: August 2011
First published: August 2011
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 70
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-95027-2
Barcode: 9781156950272
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-156-95027-9

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