Interior view of entrance doors, Lutz Haufschild, Public Art and Private Projects, Migration
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  • Migration: Glass sculpture, detail
  • Migration: Travelers observing the freestanding glass sculpture in the airport ticket lobby
  • Migration: Front, detail
  • Migration: Detail view of vertically laminated glass sculpture
  • Migration: Front, detail
  • Migration: Frontal detail of the vertically laminated glass sculpture
  • Migration: View from the escalator
  • Migration: Pre-installation viewing in studio
 

The suspended glass screen, Light in Equipoise, separates the spacious sky-lit foyer from the living areas of this distinctive residence. More than 8500 bevels, laminated to both sides of tempered glass panels, offer an elegant introduction to the home. When closed the glass veil provides privacy; but when guests are being entertained the center slides first outwards and then sideways, allowing guests to move freely between the different areas. The work is never static, changing with the time of day, the weather, the passing of the season, and the orientation of the viewer.

Location: 
Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, Alaska
Artist: 
Lutz Haufschild
Medium: 
Laminated float glass, steel base, stainless steel, and LED lighting
Virtual Fabrication: 
Christian Karl Janssen, San Francisco Bay Area
Architect: 
RIM-AK Architects, James Dougerty & Stacey Hansen
Lighting Design: 
PDC, Inc. Electrical, Robert Posma, PE
Structural Engineering: 
Reid Middleton, Inc.
Engineering: 
Dave Stierwalt, PE