CODAmagazine: Placemaking Art

By CODAworx | Defining, activating, and creating spaces: design + art projects in the public sphere that give new life and meaning to everyday environments.

Justitia Omnibus by Bohemiawerks brings a sense of place to the Metropolitan State University in Brooklyn Park, MN https://www.codaworx.com/project/justitia-omnibus-metropolitan-state-university-law-enforcement-and-criminal-justice-education-center #art #placemaking #university #minnesota

Placemaking Art

Welcome to the May issue of <i>CODAmagazine</i>, where we share the best design + art projects from all over the world. The magazine is published once a …

This All Happened More or Less

Overview<p>Eight art installations are strategically placed along the street, between 11th and 36th, and feature fourteen small-scale bronze figures …

Lights On Tampa

Overview<p>Lights On Tampa (LOT) is a biennial program that allows residents and visitors to reimagine Tampa’s downtown through innovative and …

San Francisco's Evolving Water Front

Overview<p>The Embarcadero Center Business complex is a series of 4 high rise buildings at the Embarcadero water front near the main ferry terminal …

Ridge and Valley

Overview<p>The local Spring Creek Watershed of the Ridge and Valley Region is recreated in a 924 square foot bluestone terrace, punctuated by three long …

Three Glass Towers by Catherine Woods is a series of placemaking, kaleidescope sculptures. https://www.codaworx.com/project/three-glass-towers-city-of-grand-prairie-red-development #towers #art #placemaking #glass #kaleidoscope

Bonner Heritage Farm

Overview<p>A 2,500-pound chicken and 14-foot-tall cow welcome visitors to Bonner Heritage Farm located about 50 miles north of Chicago. Crafted out of …

Sculpture

Coral Suite

Overview<p>Lauderdale-By-The-Sea undertook the redevelopment of a four block area on Commercial Boulevard, a major entrance and thoroughfare, with the …

JWU Wildcat Monument -- CODAworx

Wheatfield With Crows

Overview<p>Wheatfield with crows is a linear sculpture for the Meadows Community Recreation Centre in Edmonton. Images of the golden Alberta wheat …

Bradenton Riverwalk Park Amphitheater

Overview<p>The Riverwalk Amphitheater commission transformed the existing amphitheater structure and seating area from an abandoned and decrepit …

Tree of Life

Overview<p>The “Tree of Life” is a comprehensive streetscape installation that transforms five blocks of South Omaha, Nebraska to create a dynamic …

To the Pioneers of Maldonado by Gerardo Correa Martin is a placemaking installation from Punta Del Este, Uruguay. https://www.codaworx.com/project/a-los-pioneros-de-maldonado-consorcio-del-este #placemaking #lighthouse #art #uraguay

Situation Room

Overview<p>Situation Room by MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY is a light-weight, ultra-thin self-supported shell structure. The overall form is composed of 20 …

Brailsford - Pioneer Modernism Park - Lemon Grove, CA

Overview<p>Lemon Grove, CA, Pioneer Moderism Park, Team: Brailsford and Alexander of BPA, KTU A: Kimley-Horn lead. Three blocks long: yclic patterns in …

Judgment of Paris -- CODAworx

Piazza Rosa

Overview<p>The Piazza Vecchia ( Old Square ) in Bergamo Italy is a Renaissance square, that Le Corbusier called “ the most beautiful square in Europe” …

Chroma Booster

Overview<p>"Chroma Booster" sits at the focal point of the new pedestrian plaza between the Convention and Performing Arts Centers and the baseball …

Declaration

Overview<p>The sculpture is located in a round a bout in a new redeveloped area of Tallahassee adjacent to Florida State University. It is 20' tall and …

Noe Valley Ministry Presbyterian Church

Overview<p>For the historic Noe Valley Ministry Presbyterian Church in San Francisco, architect John Goldman designed a renovation which expanded the …

Engage

Overview<p>The work is comprised of seven large gear wheels that create a rhythmic presence along the school’s facade. The gear wheels are made from …

New Jersey Devils sculpture by Krawczyk Sculpture welcomes hockey fans to the Prudential Center. https://www.codaworx.com/project/new-jersey-devils-sculpture-new-jersey-devils #art #sculpture #bluedevils #placemaking

Promised Land

Overview<p>Promised Land, a 3,500 square foot public art plaza, is comprised of cartographic layers of maps reflecting the exact location of the site in …

Chesapeake Journey

Overview<p>Installed as a central hardscape feature, this 1,618 sf terrazzo plaza is part of a new downtown development near Washington, D.C.

Tom Lee

Overview<p>1 1/4-life size bronze monument, 20’ wide x 12’ tall x 5’ deep, set on granite bases. The plaza is 32' in diameter, ringed with spotlights …

Anthem Veterans Memorial

Overview<p>The AVM honors all American veterans who have ever served the nation. Each marble column represents a branch of military service. They must …

Floating World

Overview<p>“Floating World” is a permanent artwork for the new Biorenewables Complex at Iowa State University. Located in one of the world’s foremost …

Heart

Overview<p>For the Waldo Canyon Fire Memorial, I envisioned a form with scale and materials that represent a large tree; split, blackened and hollowed …