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No Crash Zone is a brilliant pixelated “renovation” of a window to help protect urban birds

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Mar 10, 2016 01:05 AM
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by joycehwang last modified Mar 09, 2016

Did you know that the leading cause of bird mortality in urban areas is collision with glass? No Crash Zone is a temporary “renovation” of a window in the Carson, Pirie, Scott Building to make visible the logics of bird-strike prevention. Bringing visual interference patterns into glass without undermining Modernism’s dream of transparency, the design considers the subjectivity of non-human species, while still enhancing the human desire to view from inside out.




 

 

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Did you know that the leading cause of bird mortality in urban areas is collision with glass? No Crash Zone is a temporary “renovation” of a window in the Carson, Pirie, Scott Building in Chicago to make visible the logics of bird-strike prevention. Bringing visual interference patterns into glass without undermining Modernism’s dream of transparency, the design considers the subjectivity of non-human species, while still enhancing the human desire to view from inside out.

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