New Year Reflections, Una

The Red and Black Architect

Every year when the new year ticks over comes a time of reflection and introspection. Plans for the coming year are made and an assessment of the previous year undertaken. It was with this mindset that I came across a truly remarkable piece of sculpture that is laced with metaphor.

During this time, as in previous years, I have had the privilege of being located at the Australian National University, in Canberra.  Subsequent to my previous visit, the university has installed the work entitled ‘Una’ by award winning artist Wolfgang Buttress  

The artwork is essentially a stainless steel sphere which provides a slightly distorted reflection of the surrounding university grounds and highly refined contemporary architecture from Lyons Architects in Melbourne.

The reflective qualities of the sphere ensure that the artwork itself is constantly changing with the light conditions and surrounding activity.

Una

Una is a fantastic analogy to the built…

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