Monday, May 10, 2010

GSA sending Mies Federal Plaza to Hell?

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What's up with that hot-as-Hades orange glow?

5 comments:

FGFM said...

It's Richard Posner's aura.

Gregory H. Jenkins AIA said...

Like the da-glo canopy on Illinois Center....maybe they think it needs some buzzazz.

Anonymous said...

looks like "Calder Red" to me... they are refirbishing the Calder as part of the project.

Rick Lightburn said...

The headline scared me. The Federal Plaza is sacred ground (excuse the church/state conflict). It did sucker me in: well done!

Anonymous said...

This isn't a photo, or even photoshopped. It is a 3D laserscan, and only portions of the scan have been assigned materials.