Labyrinth Wind Harp

Submitted by Ross Barrable

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Project

Client: La%20Posada%20%20Foundation

Location: Green%20Valley, United States

Completion date: 2008

Artwork budget: $28,000

Overview

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Goals

La%20Posada%20Foundation%20is%20a%20very%20creative%20and%20progressive%20%20Retirement%20Community%20that%20designed%20the%20Labyrinth%20to%20function%20not%20only%20as%20a%20gathering%20place%20for%20the%20community%20as%20a%20whole%20but%20also%20individually%20for%20the%20residents%20to%20enjoy%20a%20moment%20of%20peace%20and%20centering%20throughout%20their%20day.%20The%20Labyrinth%20has%20proved%20to%20be%20an%20integral%20part%20of%20the%20community%20and%20often%20you%20will%20see%20the%20visiting%20families%20walking%20in%20the%20space%20or%20pushing%20their%20grandparents%20through%20the%20labyrinth%20on%20a%20wheel%20chair%20while%20listening%20to%20the%20wind%20harp.

Process

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