Sparks: Tunnel Vision

In 2005 sculptors Dan Havel and Dean Ruck transformed two Houston area homes into a spiraling vortex of awesome. Utilizing the structures’ existing siding, the artists created a funnel-shaped hole that led users in walking upright…only to leave them crawling out the other side. The installation was made possible because the buildings were slated for demolition, which also sadly means this project has come and gone. (via designboom)

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5 Responses to “Sparks: Tunnel Vision”

  1. odacrem says:

    dang, that is amazing

  2. Anonymous says:

    These weren’t actually two homes. In fact, it was one building, the Art League of Houston. After this project had been up for a while, they demolished it to build the new, severely modern Art League building.

  3. jaime says:

    Hi Anonymous,

    Thanks – The press release I read referred to it as “two Art League houses.” The realease can be found at: http://www.artleaguehouston.org/InversionPressRelease.htm

  4. charlene says:

    That’s amazing! It’s like a Gordon Matta-Clark moment. The new building is awesome too.

  5. Jocelyn Durston says:

    ‘a spiralling vortex of awesome’.

    now that’s awesome! super cool project and what a fabulous line – love it!