Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Agave Library

These pictures of the Agave Library in Phoenix were taken by my son Brian in June.  The building was designed by architect Will Bruder.  I like the creative use of ordinary building materials such as galvanized and rusted steel, concrete blocks and recycled sidewalk pieces.






Pretty neat, right?

22 comments:

Phoenix C. said...

That is an interesting looking building! I love your quilts too, Diane, they must take ages to make.

Janie said...

Sounds as if this building was built with an emphasis on Green. Very creative, as you say.

Loree said...

Very interesting. A bit too modern, for my tastes, but definitely interesting.

cieldequimper said...

I really like your mosaic, but the building itself isn't quite my cup of tea.

***Icy BC said...

That's a really fantastic building, and wonderful mosaic featuring all lines..

Betsy from Tennessee said...

Beautiful library, Diane... There are many modern buildings in Phoenix and other big cities... Very interesting... Thanks for sharing, Diane.
Hugs,
Betsy

Martha Z said...

That is a very interesting building and great job of photography on Brian's part. I like the collage, which I assume you did although I know how artistic Brian is.

Gaelyn said...

Nice clean lines. I like the idea of multiple, and especially recycled, materials. The collage reminds me of bar codes.

Allison said...

It's very stylish and emphasises the clean lines of the desert!

rainfield61 said...

It is a modern art.

Betty Manousos @ CUT AND DRY said...

Brian is so talented!
Fantastic photos!

Have a great Wednesday!

B xx

Betty Manousos @ CUT AND DRY said...

And that building is very interesting !

B xx

Tracy said...

Definitely pretty neat, and your son has inherited your knack for taking photos!

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Magpie said...

Lines, lines....everywhere a line. Wonderful mosaic! Very modern.

Naqvee said...

the building is without any doubt interesting and the architect is "wonderfully creative" such creativity and novelty in buildings is hard to find ... ☺ the mosaic is superb

EG Wow said...

I like the idea that it was built with recycled materials as well as simple ones. I wish there were more architects who think "green."

Amin said...

Hello! How are You?!
Very interesting...

Amin said...

Beautiful photos!

Annie said...

Love the caged rocks. Very unique art piece.

Ayie said...

of course I love it since it's like more of architecturally featured here.

Thérèse said...

Nice piecing! It reminds me of one of our son's architectural assignment.