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Client: TIAA-CREF

Location: Charlotte, NC, United States

Completion date: 2002

Artwork budget: $500,000

Project Team

Artist

Gordon Huether

Gordon Huether + Partners, Inc.

Client

TIAA-CREF

TIAA-CREF

Overview

Glass Forest is inspired by the artist’s interest in the projection and transmission of light and pattern and the desire to create a place of quiet contemplation on this corporate campus. The landscape plan of the site provided inspiration for the creation of a small stand of abstracted trees that create patterned light on the ground. When the viewer looks through the glass, leaves and branches above are magnified and distorted in a magical style.