Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle is featured in the exhibition Poetic Structure: Art + Engineering + Architecture, which celebrates the fundamental artistic elements found in the design execution of engineering in architecture. Through a number of projects and installations by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP (SOM) engineers and visual artists, including a previously unseen kinematic pavilion hovering above the landscape on the grounds of the historic Schindler House, the exhibition displays striking examples of how these disciplines, when integrated, demonstrate the similarities that exist between artistic and structural design. Each component of the exhibition illustrates SOM’s multidisciplinary practice, past and present, and the way design embraces and integrates engineering into works of public art.
The exhibition also presents work from globally-acclaimed artists and architects who have partnered with SOM to design large-scale public installations, including Janet Echelman’s Dream Catcher, James Carpenter’s Hope Tower, Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle’s Weatherfield, Jaume Plensa’s World Voices, and additional work by Pablo Picasso and Peter Zumthor.
Poetic Structure: Art + Engineering + Architecture is on view through September 2, 2018.