'Fields of Gold'
2017 An artist designed facade for Sensor City, Liverpool, England.
'Fields of Gold' is a 700sq.m glass façade artwork for Sensor City, Liverpool, England. The project was commissioned by the University of Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University with funding from the European Union European Regional Development Fund and the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy.
Sensor City is a Liverpool-based innovation centre and aims to foster the development, production and promotion of cutting-edge sensor technologies for use worldwide. It is the landmark building in the Knowledge Quarter of the University Enterprise Zone.
Artist and specialist glazing consultant Julian Stocks worked with the internationally renowned glass manufacturer Ariño Duglass to develop a glazed facade that celebrates this technology. The abstract design utilizes a bespoke palette dominated by metallic gold, black and translucent ivory enamels, in combination with a gold tinted interlayer.
Architects IBI Group, Novum Structures and engineers BuroHappold, facilitated this collaboration between artist and manufacturer. The main contractor was Kier Northern.
'Fields of Gold' was showcased at MIPIM UK on 18-19 October 2017. And Sensor City was officially opened on 08 November 2017 by Greg Clark MP, the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
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