Leaf, Pod & Samara - CODAworx

Leaf, Pod & Samara

Submitted by John Christensen

Client: Austin-Bergstrom International Airport

Location: Austin, TX, United States

Completion date: 1999

Artwork budget: $54,000

Project Team

Public Art Agent

Megan Crigger

Art In Public Places


Sun McColgin



John Christensen


Leaf, Pod & Samara concrete 24 x 30 x 80 ft 1999
commission for the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, Austin, TX
$54,000 – cast concrete sculptures and landscaping
Abstracted airborne plant-forms – a pod, a leaf and a winged seed – occupy an atrium at an international airport. Landscaping used shade tolerant native plants.
contact: Megan Crigger, Director, Kansas City Office of Culture and Creative Services
816 513 2659 megan.crigger@kcmo.org