Buildings and Landscapes and Xylophones

by Lewis McNeel

A recent use of the building’s architecture for artistic purposes came when Travis Weller of Austin’s New Music Co-op was commissioned to compose and perform a piece of experimental music using the Visual Arts Center’s new steel entry arbor as the solo instrument. Little did Lake|Flato know that it had designed not just a vine trellis and shade canopy for the building’s new front door, but also a beautifully haunting kind of marimba/harp/zither/kazoo sound machine….

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Image courtesy of Lake|Flato