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Monday, October 30, 2006

Operation Billow

This is sort of a failed experiment, but since I went through the trouble I'll post the photos. Last week I saw a building under construction on North 1st and Wythe with huge tarps blowing in the wind. They reminded me of what I'd read about the IAC building being meant to represent wind in sails. So I got the idea that I'd put the two up against each other. Now that I've done that, I don't think they really evoke each other as much as I thought.
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Here's the building this past weekend with no tarps and brand new windows.
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All jokes about upside down windows aside, this IAC building is really something to behold. Every few degrees that the angle changes gives a new impression.
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Anonymous said...

Billow project - you sure it wasn't Christo doing another work of art?

The IAC building is awesome!

Anonymous said...

I CANNOT believe you have pictures of this! my husband and i drove by it the other day and were AGOG! I couldn't believe it wasn't a trump l'oeiu covering and it was actually a building. You've got SUCH a great eye and I love your webpage. It's such a comfort.

Rik said...

that is such a great looking building. Truly deserves to be called a landmark.


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