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05.28.14

CAPA, Bennington College

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Center for the Advancement of Public Action, Bennington College

In this unique project, Walker Zanger supplied white marble cladding cut from reclaimed overstock blocks and cubic elements originally quarried in the 1950-1970s. The varied stones were artfully blended to create a dramatic, yet unified exterior façade.

Architectural/Design Firm: Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects

Project Owner: Bennington College

Location: Bennington, VT

Walker Zanger Materials: Reclaimed domestic white marble from various quarries

05.27.14

Mosaic Monday… Reclaimed.

05.19.14

Mosiac Monday…Turquoise and Yellow.

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L to R: Oceanside Glasstile Canary Irid., Contessa Chinois Turquoise, Mantra Sari Blue Gloss, and Tuileries Miel.

05.12.14

Mosaic Monday… A Geometric Tangent.

05.09.14

The Colors of San Miguel.

The vivid colors of San MIguel from a paint store window.

The vivid colors of San Miguel from a paint store window.

 

San Miguel de Allende, a city famous for it’s intense cultural and artistic life has been touted as arguably the prettiest town in Mexico. While there, I also found it to be steeped in the richest hues of the color wheel.

Take a stroll with me through the stalls of the open air markets, the Tienda de Artesainias, and bathe in the handcrafted riches of the San Miguel local artisans.

"The Shop of Crafts"

“The Shop of Crafts”

 

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Strings of beads.

 

 

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Color, texture, and pattern. Oh my!

 

 

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Woven patterns of color.

 

 

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Paper Mache masks.

 

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Hand-painted color.

 

 

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Paper Roses.

 

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Rows of flowers at the open air market.

 

 

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Bountiful color.

Photo credit: Pat McIntosh

All photo images and text are the property of Walker Zanger. Please do not use for commercial purposes without permission. You are welcome to repost. copyright 2014.

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