Cosmos, Johnson Museum of Art – Ithaca, New York

Isaac Kremer/ September 1, 2018/ museum, placemaking, public art/ 0 comments

Cosmos is a site-specific installation by New York artist Leo Villareal. Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and computer-driven imagery bring the underside of the floating upper levels of I.M. Pei’s Johnson Museum to life. Thousands of LED’s are synchronized with one another to create fascinating shapes and patterns. These lights are visible both from campus and from lower in the City of

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Downtown – Akron, Ohio

Isaac Kremer/ August 24, 2018/ architecture, downtown, museum, placemaking/ 0 comments

We’ve heard many good things about Akron through the years. Upon a recent visit it was inspiring to see how much has been done to make their downtown a beautiful well-designed space. Some of the placemaking ideas we observed are detailed below.   Custom Designed Cast-Concrete Planters These one-of-a-kind planters are throughout the downtown. They are each individually painted with

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