“Weave” Carnarvon Court House

Submitted by Warren Langley

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Client: Western Australia Government

Location: Carnarvon, Australia

Completion date: 2015

Artwork budget: $200,000

Project Team

Artist

Warren Langley

Industry Resource

Trent Baker

Armature Design Support

Industry Resource

Harry Partridge

Partridge Partners

Overview

Visual screening within Courthouse waiting areas. 40 sq.m Using the theme that the “law” is the weave which holds societies together, the design involved collaboration with local indigenous weaving group (the Jilinbri weavers). Text tken from the oral history of the region was also incorporated within the cast glass.

Goals

To use a glass casting process to create an architectural intervention which allowed light penetration whilst obscuring the through view.

Process

The work was desigend and fabricated by the artist with structural and installation design input from engineers and project manager.