SAFETY SPIRES

2007

Sound Transit Operations and Maintenance Facility for Link Light Rail, Seattle, WA

A collaborative project designed and produced with Dan Corson celebrates the overhead catenary poles for a light rail maintenance facility. About 130 poles of various heights/ diameters were painted in a pattern abstracted from horsetails. By adding pointed tips the ordinary becomes extraordinary.

Various heights/diameters

Paint, formed acrylic

Commissioned by Sound Transit, Seattle