Chain Canopy

Submitted by Elmendorf/Geurts

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Client: City of Aurora & TWG Construction

Location: Aurora, CO, United States

Completion date: 2020

Project Team

Artist

Ryan Elmendorf

Elmendorf/Geurts

Artist

Nick Geurts

Elmendorf/Geurts

Overview

Chain Canopy is a series of hanging chains in a 3-dimensional catenary, with all of the chain links welded and inverted to form a sculptural canopy. The piece was commissioned for a new retirement community at the Anschutz Medical Campus.

Goals

To create a shady, inviting space for the residents of the center to congregate outside.

Additional Information

Dimensions: 20' x 12' Materials: Mild steel and stainless steel perforated sheet