CODAmagazine: Surface and Meaning

By CODAworx | 25 Top-curated Projects in Design + Art

On the Surface

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

All Over the World

Project: Lima, Peru

Overview<p>The project was organized by Morbo Gallery and funded by the ISIL institute in Lima, Peru. HENSE worked with his head assistant and a crew of …

South America

Lima, Peru

Project: Air Over Under

Overview<p>Inspired by our relationship to clouds and flight, the imagery for this vertical glass canopy creates a façade for the Terminal. The images …


Project: CalSTRS Headquarters

Overview<p>An art glass installation consisting of mouth-blown sheet glass with applied vitreous paints and laminated to mirror. Wrapping around four …


Project: Third Bank of the River

Overview<p>Commissioned by the U.S. General Services Administration’s Art in Architecture Program for the U.S. Land Port of Entry in Massena, New York, …

United States

Project: Red Eye | East Village Parking Garage

Overview<p>Red Eye adorns the entry to the City-owned parking facility, which is part of JE Dunn’s new headquarters, designed by BNIM/360 (an …

East Village

Red Eye by Gordon Huether is a gorgeous parking garage installation made from new antique glass and hand-painted aluminum 😍

Project: You Activate This Space

Overview<p>You Activate This Space is an interactive light and sound installation by Ansen Seale. Constructed of glass panels, LED lights and steel …


You Activate This Space. Really, you do--42 backlit panels light up and chimes sound as people walk through this installation in San Antonio.

You Activate This Space


Project: Hillside Journey

Overview<p>The one building on the children’s center campus that was not brick was plain, ordinary and off balance. The primary objective was to …


Project: Lighting the Way

Overview<p>For this public art project, the committee suggested several potential sites within the historic Churchill Hall, the original campus building …


Project: Vivaldi's Angels- Chapel of Angels- Sunset Hills Mausoleum

Overview<p>Sunset Hills Cemeteries and Mausoleums, Flint, Mi. were preparing to build a new structure on their grounds. The founders in the 1920's had …

Four Seasons

Project: Three Columns at Robert H. Jackson U.S. Courthouse

Overview<p>The 10-story Robert H. Jackson United States Courthouse in Buffalo, New York, creates a striking enhancement to the local skyline, gracing …


SEGMENT: Robert Mangold in "Balance"

Artist Robert Mangold, from his country studio in upstate New York, translates the most basic of formal elements—shape, line, and color—into …


Project: Adriano Zumbo Patisserie Melbourne

Overview<p>The second project completed by the Elenberg Fraser Graduate School saw the team undertake the design and where possible assembly of the …


This patisserie in Melbourne is playful, innovative, and a true sensory experience. Now on CODAworx!

Project: Lakefront Airport Cast Glass Restoration Lighting

Overview<p>Completed in 1934, Lakefront Airport (then Shushan Airport) featured a beautiful Art Deco Interior with metalwork, murals, and terrazzo …


Project: East Rancho Dominquez Public Library

Overview<p>The artwork for the East Rancho Dominquez public library is comprised of six 14'H glass panels of varying widths. The six panels, totaling …


CRWC art video- review copy

University of Iowa

The LAB Gallery Presents: Projected Drawings

Iowa Portraits by Peter Feldstein at the College of Public Health

Public Health

Project: Clare at The Water Tower

Overview<p>Size: : 18' x 89'. This stained glass design speaks of St. Clare’s life journey and St. Francis’ role in that journey. Located in the …


Project: Windows on the Past

Overview<p>When the 1902 Henry Osterman-designed Odd Fellows building in downtown Walla Walla, was razed in 1993, the hand-carved sandstone façade was …

Washington State

Project: Freeway Camouflage

Overview<p>Twenty two large 18'x15' concrete columns support the Highway 99 overpass which spans across a beautiful part of Bidwell Park in Northern …


Freeway Camouflage


Project: Reflections to Mist

Overview<p>Reflections to Mist was created for Sam Houston State University Woodlands Center, a new building on the Lone Star College Campus in the …


Project: Octagonal Chapel

Overview<p>The octagonal St. Michael Chapel is first glimpsed through trees and lawn by passersby along a busy city street. Whether seen from afar or …