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A Shimmering Mylar Wave Undulates Above Downtown LA (5 pics)

Spanning 15,000 square feet, the installation Liquid Shard subtly sways above downtown Los Angeles’s Pershing Square, a glittering band of what appears to be silver streamers. The piece, by Patrick Shearn of Poetic Kinetics , is actually composed of holographic mylar and monofilament, the materials which give the work its reflective quality.  As the two layers of the piece undulate with the wind they range from 15 to 115 feet off of the ground, creating a natural movement some have compared to swaying sea flora..

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A Shimmering Mylar Wave Undulates Above Downtown LA (5 pics)

A Giant Glass Raindrop Balances on a Bronze Man’s Face in Ukraine (8 pics)

All images via Nazar Bilyk Ukrainian artist Nazar Bilyk  created the 6-foot tall sculpture ” Rain ” as a symbol of man’s communication with nature, a dialogue between the human race and the world around us. The bronze sculpture features a nondescript man looking upward, a giant glass raindrop positioned over his face. This orb of translucent glass seems to balance perfectly, a sort of calm communing happening between the droplet and the solitary figure.)

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A Giant Glass Raindrop Balances on a Bronze Man’s Face in Ukraine (8 pics)

Reinvigorating Wroclaw’s Riverside With Site-Specific Chair Installations (7 pics)

All images via No Studio Collaborative duo  No Studio , comprised of Polish artists Magda Szwajcowska and Michal Majewski, have placed several architectural interventions in their native city of Wroclaw in an attempt to repopulate an area that has become forgotten about and neglected. The project fits site-specific chairs onto concrete stairs that lead to the city’s river, bright blue furniture that also acts as loveseat sunbeds for passersby. The pieces are installed as a part of the DOFA 2016 Lowersilesian Festival of Architecture , which is comprised of works around this year’s slogan of “Spaces for Beauty.” You can view more of No Studio’s miniature architectural works on their website . (via Designboom )

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Reinvigorating Wroclaw’s Riverside With Site-Specific Chair Installations (7 pics)