Fountain by Isamu Noguchi for the 1970 Osaka World Expo. This was one of nine fountains he designed for the Expo. “One day…I had a vision: I saw the Earth as sculpture.” Noguchi often said that the space around a thing is as important as the thing itself.
Kitsune (fox) by Stephanie Pui-Mun Law. Previous pinner says: Yokai are Japanese creatures from Japanese folklore and ghost stories. A Japanese history professor also told me that to be "cursed by a fox" was a euphemism for mental illness.
The laminating, bending, and joining process have come to a epiphany in a project by Shigeru Ban on the Haesley Nine Bridge Club House in South Korea. The project uses complex double bent laminated beams.