Public Installation SEGD Global Design Awards

Map The Square
04/18/2017

Pioneer Square is home to stark contrasts.

Blossom Interactive
04/18/2017

Blossom Interactive is an interactive sculpture connected to social media to raise awareness for hunger issues in Philadelphia.

Illuminated Arboreal Data Codes
04/17/2017

Koryn Rolstad Studio envisioned the ability to utilize Texas Tech University’s gateway to the Rawls School of Business as a continuous installation of multiple tree form elements to be experienced

"Start an Evolution"Donor Recognition
04/14/2017

This interactive light installation located at the heart of the University of British Columbia, provides a colorful expression of thanks to the over 4,000 donors to the University's "start an evolu

Batoche National Historic Site
04/13/2017

As sesquicentennial celebrations unfold, it is important not to overlook Canada’s pre-Confederation and first nations heritage.

Free Zone
04/09/2017

The design brief asked the Second Story team to explore the theme of “time” by imagining a future world based on “plausible present technologies, ideas or milieus.” The temporary installation would

Pipe Dreaming at FESTA
04/08/2017

The Festival of Transitional Architecture (FESTA) in Christchurch was initiated in 2012 as a way to reimagine a city in flux, finding its feet after its devastating earthquake.

Boris Yeltsin Presidential Center Media Façade
03/26/2017

In January 2016, the Presidential Center honoring Russian President Boris Yeltsin opened in Ekaterinburg that features a complex media façade.

An interactive waste system with three receptacles (for compost, recycle and landfill) each of which is connected to a digital scale, microcomputer and digital screen.
03/26/2017

The Smart Bins installation explains why it's important to sort waste and recycling correctly.

SAIC LeRoy Neiman Center Donor Recognition
05/27/2016

To honor donors and Board of Trustees members for their investment in the college, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago commissioned Media Objectives at Valerio Dewalt Train to create an enga

Revolution in the Landscape
05/27/2016

The Intersection of Design and Public Engagement

“Me Too”
05/27/2016

For her MFA Student Fall Thesis project in the MFA Graphic and Interactive Design Program at Temple University, Karen Watkins responded to a topic prompt on empathy.

101 Collins Street
05/25/2016

Melbourne landmark 101 Collins Street is a 57-story skyscraper considered one of the city’s most prestigious business addresses.

KU Design Week 2016
05/24/2016

KU Design Week is an annual series of events aimed at promoting interdisciplinary design thinking at the University of Kansas, the Lawrence community and beyond.

Contro Spazio: Punti in Aria
05/24/2016

Contro Spazio: Punti in Aria (Counter Space: Points in Air) was a site-specific installation displayed in the SG Gallery and on the streets of Venice from July 7 to July 27, 2015.

#Trashtag
06/07/2015

For Elevate 2014, an annual pop-up festival sponsored by the city of Atlanta, the Goat Farm Arts Center, a “creative industrial complex” that produces vanguard arts programming, conceived the D_MPS

American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial
06/02/2015

The American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial is the first national memorial dedicated to the 3.5 million veterans living with permanent disabilities.

Vase Public Installation
06/07/2014

Located in northern Portugal, the Municipality of Paredes has been framing itself in the context of creative cities, finding an engine for development and sustainable growth through talent and crea

Central Park Trash and Recycling Receptacles
06/02/2014

The Central Park Conservancy works to restore, maintain, and enhance New York City’s Central Park, one of America’s most beloved (and with more than 40 million visitors a year, most used) public ur

We Build the ___________ City
05/30/2014

Civic construction work—generally maligned while in progress, and taken for granted once finished—rarely receives the recognition it deserves for providing the necessary foundation for a thriving c

Mirages of the Walls, Pratt Institute, Piotr Adamski
11/11/2013

This project by a student at Pratt Institute converted computer pixels into black, white and gray tiles.

Hidden Image Murals, Piotr Adamski
11/11/2013

Introduction to Hidden-Image Murals

Murals at 22nd & Walnut Streets, The Sun Oil Company, Susan Maxman & Partners, Michael Webb (artist)
11/11/2013

As part of the renovations to an existing service station, Sunoco commissioned Susan Maxman & Partners and artist Michael Webb to design murals for the end walls of two rowhouses adjoining the

Witnesses, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, Community Architexts
11/11/2013

This multidisciplinary site activation involved the projection of large-scale texts from and on to two buildings that face each other on Chicago Avenue.

Birmingham Flight Sequence, City of Birmingham, Lorenc/Yoo Design
11/11/2013

The Birmingham Flight Sequence is a half mile sequence of flight integrated into the landscape design to form a unified seamless progression.

Paradise Valley Mall Children's Playcourt, Westcor Partners, Thinking Caps
11/06/2013

Thinking Caps teamed with Westcor Partners to bring a new concept to one of their retail mall properties in Phoenix, Arizona.

The Genomic Age, Parsons School of Design, Christian Marc Schmidt
10/29/2013

"The Genomic Age" is a fictitious outdoor exhibition in New York City's Union Square Park, open to the general public; the exhibition focuses on the social impact of genetic research,

Gaudi in Barcelona, Parson School of Design, Jihea Kim
10/29/2013

This project celebrates the 150th birthday of Antoni Gaudi's birthday by creating a sign system for Spain's capital of Barcelona.

Family Voices/Austin, Community Architexts, BJ Krivanek Art+Design
10/29/2013

Community Architexts, a non-profit arts organization, developed and implemented a public design program within the depressed commercial district along Chicago Avenue in the Austin nei

Nativity, City of Melbourne, emerystudio
10/24/2013

emerystudio was tasked with designing temporary street decorations for the City of Melbourne's 2006/2007 holiday season.

PMP Wall, PMP Limited, emerystudio
10/24/2013

Architect Bates Smart and client PMP Limited, a media production and magazine distribution company, requested a three-dimensional, textural, dramatically uplit installation to add piz

Remembering Boston's Children, Thomas Starr
10/23/2013

Remembering Boston's Children 1980-2005

Drive By, J.H. Snyder Company, Electroland LLC
10/21/2013

Drive By, a custom 240-ft.-long by 6-ft.-high LED display, comments on Los Angeles’ driving culture as well as its love affair with the movies.

One Day Poem Pavilion, Art Center College of Design, Jiyeon Song
10/21/2013

The One Day Poem Pavilion was Jiyeon Song’s graduate thesis project in the Media Design Program at the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena.

Ateliér à Torcí Facade, Rennes, France, Batir France Ingéniere S.A.
10/21/2013

France’s Ille-et-Vilaine region in the east of Brittany is an important art, history, and culture center.

Chroma Streams: Tide and Traffic, Glasgow City Council, Leni Schwendinger Light Projects Ltd.
10/21/2013

Chroma Streams: Tide & Traffic is a site-specific, integrated artwork for the highly trafficked Kingston Bridge in Glasglow, Scotland.

Enteractive at 11th and Flower, Forest City Residential West, Electroland
10/21/2013

The goal of Enteractive, an interactive installation located at 11th and Flower streets in downtown Los Angeles, was not only to enliven a public space and create a unique sense of pl

Please Take One, The International Society for Krishna Consciousness of 26 Second Avenue, Piotr Adamski
10/20/2013

For the Krishna Festival in August 2002, representatives of the Hare Krishna movement in New York wanted to provide a way to communicate the Vedic philosophy in an inexpensive (up to

Luleå, Irina Nakhova
10/16/2013

Artificial Shrubbery was a public art installation at the Luleå International Sculpture Biennale in northern Sweden, in the outdoor garden area of Nordbatten Museum.

R-G-B, Southern California Institute of Architecture, Electroland
10/14/2013

Eighty-one colored lights cover a distance of over 180 meters, visible both inside and outside the building.

Social Studies/ASU, Arizona State University, Krivanek+Breaux/Art+Design
10/14/2013

In the development of a site-specific public art program for a new building on the ASU campus, Krivanek+Breaux considered the social dynamics of a multi-use classroom building within

Scrabble on the Cincinnati Skyline, Mike Ruehlman, University of Cincinnati College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning
10/14/2013

Scrabble on the Cincinnati Skyline is an interactive experience that utilizes Cincinnati's horizon as a backdrop for a visual game.

Work-Shift/Chicago, Community Architexts, Krivanek+Breaux/Art+Design
10/13/2013

In the shadow of Brach's, twenty-eight massive wooden posts stand in an orderly rectangular configuration.

Cascading Columns, Christian Marc Schmidt, Yale University School of Art
10/13/2013

In 1903, the Williamsburg Bridge opened as the largest suspension bridge spanning New York's East River.

People Powered, Kimberly Viviano, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
10/13/2013

America consumes nearly 20 million barrels of oil a day, more than four times that of any other nation.

Isurava Memorial, Office of Australian War Graves, Hewitt Pender Associates
10/13/2013

One of the most desperate battles in Australian history was fought in August 1942 at Isurava in the Papua New Guinea Highlands.

Jianianhua Building, Chongqing Financial Street Real Estate Co., Ltd.,  Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP
10/13/2013

This new mixed-use retail and office complex is in the heart of a port city in southwest China.

The Rwanda Healing Project, Barefoot Artists
10/12/2013

The Rwanda Healing Project is a two-year, multi-dimensional art project that expands the boundaries of art and design in the environment as a vehicle for social change.

Eugene O'Neill in Danville, Eugene O'Neill Foundation, The Office of Michael Manwaring
10/12/2013

Located in a public park in downtown Danville, this permanent public artwork commemorates the only American playwright to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.

A Sign of Democracy, National Center for the Preservation of Democracy, C&G Partners
10/11/2013

This classic, dynamic flap sign was designed and commissioned to display inspirational quotes, poems, questions, and statements about democracy rather than train timetables.

Dublin Airport Pier D Environmental Graphics, Dublin Airport Authority, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill
10/11/2013

Dublin Airport’s new 15,000-sm Pier D has 12 boarding gates and can accommodate up to 10 million passengers per year.

GreenPix Zero Energy Media Wall, Jingya Corporation, Simone Giostra & Partners Architects
10/11/2013

China is known neither for its environmental consciousness nor for the beauty of its digital media installations.

Erie Canal Harbor Project, Erie Canal Harbor Development Corp., C&G Partners
10/11/2013

To commemorate the 175th anniversary of the Erie Canal’s opening, the Empire State Development Corp.

Speaking of Home, Coyne Photography + Design, Forecast Public Art, Family Housing Fund, Univ. of Minnesota,
10/11/2013

Speaking of Home was a public art project that sought to reimagine the use and experience of the Twin Cities skyway system—the most expansive in North America—beyond its function as a utilitarian a

Santa Monica Civic Center Parking Structure Signage, Forest City Residential West, Electroland, LLC
10/11/2013

Santa Monica Civic Center Parking Structure Signage

Signs of Love/Signs of the Holidays, We Love This Place!, The Glenn Group
10/09/2013

Signs of Love and Signs of the Holidays were two separate guerrilla street sign postings in downtown Reno.

White Road: Waiting for the Rain, Mediterranean Sculpture Symposium, Studio Rašić
10/08/2013

The village of Dubrova in Labin, Croatia, has been the site of the Mediterranean Sculpture Symposium since 1970.

Change Elevators, University of Washington, University of Washington School of Art, Division of Design
10/04/2013

This installation is a unique collaboration between art and business—two distinctly contrasting disciplines at the University of Washington.

Dis(solve): The Japhet Creek Project, Greater East End Mgmt District, City of Houston Dept of Parks and Rec, Buffalo Bayou Partnership, Univ of Houston Studio Collaboration
10/04/2013

Over the past several years, local environmentalists have worked hard to save Japhet Creek, part of the Buffalo Bayou waterway system that is Houston, Texas’ most significant natural resource.

LAPD Memorial, Los Angeles Police Foundation, Gensler
10/03/2013

Situated on the plaza to the east of the new Los Angeles Police Administration Building, the Memorial for Fallen Officers is a wall of brass and light that marks a transition between the plaza’s fo

Aleph, IUAV University of Venice, Sara Poli, Silvia Cervellin, Matteo Ferraro, Margherita Rubini
10/03/2013

Aleph was designed as the main project for the 2008 Type Design course taught by Leonardo Sonnoli in the Graduate Visual and Multimedia Design Program at IUAV, the University of Venice.

Indemann Observation Tower, GWS, Maurer United Architects
10/03/2013

Located in Inden, Germany, next to the A4, one of Europe’s busiest motorways, the Indemann Observation Tower is a popular tourist attraction featuring three observation decks that provide visitors

Obsessions Make My Life Worse and My Work Better, Experimenta/Urban Play, Sagmeister Inc.
10/03/2013

On September 13, 2008, Sagmeister Inc. began the installation of a mural on Waagdragerhof Square in Amsterdam.

Two Times, Ermida Nossa Senhora da Conceição, R2 Design
10/03/2013

Dois Tempos (Two Times) is the second in a series of typographical installations produced by R2 Design in the old Hermitage of Nossa Senhora da Conceição, in Belém (Lisbon), now in use as an art ga

The Context of Consumption, Rochester Institute of Technology, Sarah M. Kirchoff
10/03/2013

Garbage cans are often the center of pollution on an individual level.

Sculpture by the Sea, Frost* Design
10/03/2013

Frost* Design created Wonderland as a site-specific typographical artwork for the 2009 Sculpture by the Sea outdoor exhibition, which annually attracts more than 500,000 visitors to Sydney’s Bondi

Empty Sky: The New Jersey 9/11 Memorial, State of New Jersey Department of Treasury, Frederic Schwartz Architects
10/03/2013

Just west of the tip of lower Manhattan and at the confluence of the Hudson River and the Atlantic Ocean, Liberty State Park played many roles in the events of September 11 and its aftermath.

Battery Point Sculpture Trail, Hobart City Council, Futago in collaboration with Judith Abell and Chris Viney
10/03/2013

Battery Point Sculpture Trail is a permanent installation of nine individually designed and fabricated sculptures along a walking route through an historic waterfront suburb of Hobart, the capital

Dig Deep, MFA Thesis, Virginia Commonwealth University, Cassie Hester
10/03/2013

Dig Deep, a typographic installation created by MFA candidate Cassie Hester, is a study in the power of simplicity.

Site Safety Installation, Fletcher Construction, Studio Alexander
10/01/2013

Fletcher Construction has large construction sites around New Zealand, with thousands of construction workers involved.

Chanel Media Installation, Chanel, Apologue
10/01/2013

Inspired by Karl Lagerfeld’s new urban architecture and graffiti campaign, expressed in his downtown New York photographs, Chanel’s new SoHo store was wrapped with a “Wall of Light” as part of a th

Buchanan Courtyard Pavilion Preview Image
09/26/2013

As part of a larger courtyard renovation project, PUBLIC: Architecture + Communication was asked to create a visual expression of what it means to study arts at the University of British Columbia.

Orioles statues, Camden Yards, Baltimore Orioles, Ashton Design
09/26/2013

As the designer of record for Oriole Park at Camden Yards since 1992, Ashton Design has been responsible for developing and maintaining the ballpark’s complete graphic vision—from exter

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