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Blaze Sculpture by Ian McChesney

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McChesney Architects create unique sculptural interventions, guided by a strong clear vision for a wide range of clients and situations. Each piece is unambiguously engaging, through the material presence of its form-making. His office has gained recognition for its award winning and highly distinctive cross-disciplinary work embracing architecture, urban design and public art. One of this architect recent work is designing this absolutely beautiful sculpture called the Blaze sculpture located in Middlesbrough, England.

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Blaze Sculpture is a sculpture that is fabricated in gold anodized aluminum Blaze set in the ground in long arrays. The arrays are arranged in layers so that the shape of the piece transforms as people pass by. This Blaze is designed to have approximately 35m long by 35m wide by 4m tall. Construct of 472 individual staves of aluminum in Blaze with a total of 165 linear meters of staves in Blaze. This sculpture contains over 1.5 km of aluminum tubing and the budged in making this sculpture was £116,000 to fabricate and install.

News/Image Source: contemporist

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