Art in Public Space – sculptures and installations

All our projects

landmark public sculpture

The Bone

Seton Professional Center, Calgary CA 2017

A giant, toy-like dog is positioned at the corner of the site looking up towards the roof where it descries the object of it´s interest – a large bone.

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Next step!

School Führichstrasse 53, Munich, DE 2017

A 12 m high figurine is placed where the school ground meets the urban sphere. The sculpture depicts a young student

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Skylines

Stockholms new Metro Line, Arenastaden Station, SE 2016-2022 (In cooperation with Andreas Piontkowitz )

A coarsely screened photo of the façade of a high-rise, characterized by horizontal lines and various nuances of color, will be transposed to the barrel-shaped vault of the station platform hall as a pixelated mosaic

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Hare

greenway in Röthelheimpark Erlangen, DE 2015

The idea behind the design is to combine the site’s many years of history as a military base with its new utilization

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…..WEHR

New building of Firehouse II, Mainz 2015

A sculpture is mounted on the exterior wall of the new firehouse. At first sight, it looks like a makeshift ladder.

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Dandy

Office building in Frösunda, Stockholm, SE 2014

The 13-meter sculpture was erected between an office building and the directly contiguous highway. It resembles a large, twisted arc and oscillates between abstraction and

Zauberlehrling public art Emscherkunst, Oberhausen weit 2013

Zauberlehrling

EMSCHERKUNST 2013, Oberhausen, DE
GPS: N51°29.63333 E6°53.75 (Ripshorster Straße 306 D-46117 Oberhausen, DE)

An electric pylon steps out of line. The pylon’s ‘escape’ into freedom interrupts the flow of electricity

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Travelling Light

The 96th Avenue NE Extension Calgary, CA 2013

Travelling Light is a sculpture that takes motion as its theme and makes it experiencable.

Balloon – a sculpture for Jean Paul

Garden of the Jean Paul Museum Bayreuth, DE 2013

The 10-meter sculpture was designed as a monument honoring the writer Jean Paul. It conveys the impression of a breeze

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Upswing

LHI Leasing GmbH München-Pullach, DE 2011

Upswing describes a dynamically veering loop that begins in a putto who is twisting himself upward to unimagined heights.

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Leaf

Culture- and Conventioncenter Worms, DE 2011

The sculpture, positioned centrally on the forecourt of the new cultural center of the city of Worms, looks like a cloud of mercury escaping the ground.

Little Red Riding Hood and…

University of Potsdam, DE 2011

Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf are an established unity of opposites, inseparably connected and always mentioned in the same breath.

From Above

Aichi, EXPo 2005 Commemorative Park, JP 2011

A figure in the form of a big snowman leans over the balustrade and gazes down into the basin, where his hat is.

The Brickmann

The VÜ Toronto, CA 2011

The 8-meter high sculpture, placed in the heart of the old Toronto, depicts a perspectivally distorted, anthropomorphic figure made of bricks of ever-diminishing size.

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Receiver

DR Byen – Danish Broadcasting Corporation, Copenhagen, DK

Receiver is a 19-meter, mirror-polished stainless steel sculpture that combines the primal form of the egg with modern communications technology.

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Ghost / Unknown Mass

Towada Art Center, Towada, JP 2010

Two black openings at the upper end turn the initially abstract appearance into a huge spook.

Running Track

Terwillegar Community Recreation Centre, Edmonton, CA 2010

The intensely colored sculpture is a monumental hybrid between a runner and a racetrack; it seems abstract and figurative in equal part.

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Mirror Ball

Växjö Art Site, Växjö, SE 2010

A mirror ball normally hangs from the ceiling of a discotheque; in the middle of a lake, the sculpture becomes a catalyst for a new and unexpected experience of the site.

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Drop

VCCEP Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, CA 2009

The 18-meter sculpture in the form of a giant drop alludes to the elements of rain and the ocean, which are omnipresent in Vancouver.

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Exotics

Stadsplein, Willem Arntsz Huis, Utrecht, NL 2009

On the cityplace in front of Willem Arntsz Huis, a Mental Institution, five sculptures in the form of oversized budgerigars will be distributed around the square.

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Tall Girl

Orchard Central, Singapore, SG 2009

Tall Girl is a sculpture resembling a very tall girl that stretches up to 20 m hight by a diameter of just 1 m.

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Chandelier

Law Firm Cederquist, Stockholm, SE 2008

If you enter the foyer of the law firm Cederquist in Stockholm, you see an immense old-fashioned chandelier. Unlike his historic examples the chandelier is upside-down.

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LETS GO!

National Stadium, Kaohsiung, TW 2008

The sculpture Let’s Go! is a hybrid between a huge sports shoe, a car, and a ball. It can be perceived as an unusual team bus…

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Parcour

Primary School Eschen, LI 2008

The school grounds will be dotted with a five-part work that enters into a surprising and poetic dialog with the complex architecture…

Trojan

Faculty of Applied Computer Science, University of Augsburg, DE 2008

A large sculpture is centrally placed in the lower courtyard. Its silhouette is like a huge, abstracted toy horse on wheels.

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Wild Horses

KAiAK Art + Architecture in Alt Köpenick, Berlin, DE 2008

Two lifesize horses made out of bronze are installed on the Schlossplatz in the old city of Berlin-Köpenick. They are the exact copy of the two famous equestrian-monuments…

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Place Jean Jaurès

Nr.43, Boulevard Jean Jaurès, Paris, FR 2007

A balcony is erected on the firewall of the building at 43 Boulevard Jean Jaurès* in Paris on the fourth floor;

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Growing Gardener

Osaki Art Village, Tokyo, JP 2006

A 16-meter-high lacquered aluminum sculpture was developed for the centrally located and busy site on Yamanote Line in Tokyo.

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Snowman / Snowflake

Vivocity, Singapore, SG 2006

A huge, oversized snowman and a macro-view of the crystalline structure of a snowflake lend the tropical site an additional alpine note.

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Stretching

Otto Hahn Oberschule, Berlin, DE 2006

A sculpture with extreme proportions is positioned in the light well of the entrance hall of the Otto Hahn Oberschule in Berlin. The figure of a girl…

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Limited Liability

Institut für Physik der Ernst Moritz Arndt Universität Greifswald, DE 2006

The sculpture depicts the physical phenomenon of the adhesion of a material that rigidifies precisely at the moment when a droplet seems to form and separate.

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3D²

Occupational School Center Munich, DE 2006

A regulation-sized basketball court was erected on the grove-like forecourt of the school building
of the occupational school.

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Flaneur

Bremerhafen-Wulsdorf, DE 2005

In front of the new building of a rural branch of a bank stands a sculpture reminiscent of an extremely elongated “garden dwarf”.

urban art

Your Problem

Urban Art Space, Berlin, DE 2005

On a section of Berlin’s Alexanderplatz that is actually reserved for pedestrians stands a radically wrongly parked car. From the interior of the car, which has tinted windows, a dull soundtrack pounds;

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Jewelry

Parking Garage Karlsplatz, Düsseldorf, DE 2004

Ten objects of differing sizes have been threaded into the perforated façade of the parking garage on Karlsplatz. They are greatly magnified pieces of jewelry

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Zebra

Penitentiary Wriezen, DE 2004

A naturalistically painted bronze sculpture of a miniature zebra is standing on a small, oval, fenced-in island of grass.

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On Tour

Concert House Vara, SE 2002

On the forecourt of the Concert House of the small rural city of Vara, five suitcase-like sculptures have been left.

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Basketball Court

Federal Garden Show, Potsdam, DE 2001

A life-size basketball court takes on the highs and lows of the existing topography, covering it like a wet hand towel.

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In the Same Boat/In International Waters

Marine Technical School Parow, DE 2001

On the meadow of the Marine Technical School is a very large sculpture of a boat. The two-colored sculpture is reminiscent of a toy ship

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Undeveloped Playground

Skulpturenbiennale Münster 2000, Emsdetten, DE 2001

A soccer pitch with smaller dimensions (44 x22 meters) is installed on both sides of the river. One goal stands on either side of the river.

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Double

Fürstenwalde, DE 2001

On a city square you can find a number of conventional urban furnishings, but all doubled and mirroring each other on two axes.

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Langer Banker

Forecourt of the DEKA Bank, LU 2001

A figure about 7 meters high stands in front of the bank building in Luxembourg. It depicts a person of normal body circumference but stretched

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Piercing

City Hall Heidenheim/Brenz, DE 2001

A large high-grade steel ring ca. 2.4 meters in diameter is mounted at the level of the seventh upper storey on a corner of the Heidenheim/Brenz city hall.

Tall Boy / Reflecting Wall

27th Primary School Berlin-Spandau, DE 2000

A sculpture depicts a person of normal build who has been extended to a height of 4.5 meters, making him seem extremely thin and stretched.

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Wooden Top

University of Shizuoka for Culture and Art (USCA), JP 2000

Seven garden benches are placed along a path on the wavy, curved roof garden of the University of Hamamatsu. The garden benches are in the classic English style and of various sizes.

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People

Administration building of the municipal public transportation company (BVG), Berlin, DE 2000

About 250 figures are suspended from the ceiling in the entire front part of the entranceway. The figures, in three different sizes, are staggered in the space

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Magpies

Central State Bank in Berlin and Brandenburg, Potsdam, DE 1999

On the front lawn and on a cement bench, 17 oversized magpies are positioned.

Long Bench

Orangerie, Körnerpark, Berlin, DE 1999

A 30-meter-long oak bench is shown; it extends almost the entire length of the Orangerie.

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Streetlight

Station Plaza, Linköping, SE 1999

A whip-formed streetlight is erected in the middle of the square plaza;

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Stories

Heinrich Zille Public School, Berlin-Kreuzberg, DE 1995

Five independent works are installed at different locations outside the school, for the most part easy to discover. All of the works are based on everyday, recognizable motifs:

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Furnish

Magazinstraße 15, Berlin, DE 1995

In the courtyard one enters into a circle of seven garden benches of varying size. The smallest bench seems to have been built for a two year-old child, whereas the largest