Texas Tech University Has A New Public Sculpture By Marc Fornes

September 24, 2019
The hollow-bodied structure of the 'Zephyr Pavilion' by MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY, is made from two layers of 3mm aluminum, with a linear cut distance of 7,400 meters. #Art #Sculpture #PublicArt #PublicSculpture #Design
Photography by NAARO

Commissioned by Texas Tech University to design a permanent sculpture in Lubbock, Texas, MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY has created the Zephyr Pavilion, a windswept canopy that offers a shaded passage through the courtyard of the Honors Residence Hall.

The hollow-bodied structure of the 'Zephyr Pavilion' by MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY, is made from two layers of 3mm aluminum, with a linear cut distance of 7,400 meters. #Art #Sculpture #PublicArt #PublicSculpture #Design
Photography by NAARO

Four densely striped columns expand into bridging arcs, that embrace the cross-campus traffic, pulling the paths into the pavilion.


The hollow-bodied structure of the 'Zephyr Pavilion' by MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY, is made from two layers of 3mm aluminum, with a linear cut distance of 7,400 meters. #Art #Sculpture #PublicArt #PublicSculpture #Design
Photography by NAARO

The hollow-bodied structure is made from two layers of 3mm aluminum, with a linear cut distance of 7,400 meters.


The hollow-bodied structure of the 'Zephyr Pavilion' by MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY, is made from two layers of 3mm aluminum, with a linear cut distance of 7,400 meters. #Art #Sculpture #PublicArt #PublicSculpture #Design
Photography by NAARO

Overall, there are 2,343 individual parts that make up the form, that are held together by 59,216 rivets.


The hollow-bodied structure of the 'Zephyr Pavilion' by MARC FORNES / THEVERYMANY, is made from two layers of 3mm aluminum, with a linear cut distance of 7,400 meters. #Art #Sculpture #PublicArt #PublicSculpture #Design
Photography by NAARO

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