Tensta, a suburb of Sweden's capital Stockholm, is home to a shopping centre with a plaza and taxi rank called the Taxingeplan. It’s been neglected for some time, and as a result has led to a feeling of unease and vulnerability for those visiting or passing through. This is exacerbated by its secluded location, lack of visibility, and issues with illegal driving which have created an unsafe
Commissioned by the Sultan of Oman, the Arches of Oman is a magnificent water sculpture designed by Giles Rayner. The sculpture stands proudly by The Royal Opera House in Muscat, Oman, and is formed of two entwined stainless-steel tusks that flow around one another, designed to emulate the arches of the Opera House itself. Lighting designer Victoria Jerram was chosen to create a striking new
Renfrew Town Hall currently sits on the exact same location as the original town hall did in 1670. In January 2012 the town hall officially reopened as a visitor attraction, following a £5.2 million programme of restoration works supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund. In 2019, Renfrewshire Town Council appointed lighting solutions specialists LITE to deliver a dynamic lighting scheme for the town
Eskilstuna is a Swedish town found in the South East of the country, lying to the west of Stockholm. The Eskilstuna River runs through the town, which is crossed over by the Faktoribron bridge. As part of a regeneration project investing in new lighting at a number of locations across the city, the local council wanted to showcase the historic profile of the Faktoribron bridge. Eskilstuna became
Located in Townsville, in the Australian state of Queensland, the Museum of Underwater Art is purported to be the only underwater art museum in the Southern Hemisphere. It shares the stories of the Great Barrier Reef and the local Aboriginal people, with an aim of inspiring reef conservation. As part of the Museum’s exhibits, off the Strand beachfront promenade in Townsville sits the Ocean Siren.
Art on the Underground is a pioneer in commissioning contemporary artworks that enrich millions of journeys on London's Tube network every day. Over the last 20 years it has curated an impressive selection of artists - including Trevor Paglen, David Shrigley, Chiho Aoshima, and Heather Phillipson - maintaining art as a central element of Transport for London's identity, and engaging passengers and