Glass


Lightbridge

Lightbridge

Long Beach Transit wanted to mark a ‘visible place or space’ (a transit node) at a key intersection in downtown Long Beach to indicate where a confluence of transit modalities come together: train, cab, city bus, car (parking) and tour bus. In addition, the project needed to create a ‘gateway’ into Long Beach’s commercial district […]

Bridge to Angel Island

Bridge to Angel Island

Bridge to Angel Island is a temporary installation commissioned from the juried proposals submitted for the 1985 UAM exhibition, Monuments To… In 1882, the United States Government passed the Chinese Exclusionary Act, a law designed to thwart Asian immigration. After its passage, Chinese arrivals to the West Coast were detained on Angel Island in San […]

In Irons

In Irons

Guy Dill’s In Irons is characterized by the use of opaque and transparent elements which operate as a system of visual opposites. In Irons is an abstract form positioned “dead to the winds” at the highest windswept point of the campus. The sweeping curve of steel, intersected by the rectilinear sheet of glass (both anchored […]

Out of Sight

Out of Sight

Photo-embossed glass canopy, concrete benches with inscribed poetry, Out of Sight consists of a stunning glass canopy and concrete benches. The translucent glass panels slanted to depict a photo image of a willow tree in the south direction, and a photo image of the web of catenary wires that power the rail system as seen from […]

Totems

Totems

Three colorful glass mosaic totem poles each with metal sculptures on top welcome residents of the Bayshore community, as well as those who pass by the corner of Bellflower and Colorado. The poles stand several feet away from each other and range from 7′ 8” to 9′ 6”. A variety of patterns stratify each pole. […]