Water Factory: The art of an eavestrough sculpture

Friday, November 11, 2016

A  few weeks ago we completed installing a sculpture at Maplewood Farm in North Vancouver, BC. The sculpture was commissioned by the North Vancouver Regional District Arts Commission earlier this year and was intended to be a functional part of the farm’s rainwater collection system. Positioned between the barn eavestrough downspout and the rain barrel, the sculpture  acts as a interceptor. Water Factory is a rainwater driven kinetic sculpture that embodies form and function; and was inspired by a big red barn wall. Thank you everyone at Maplewood farm for your assistance, and your chickens, ducks and cows that make for a wonderful working environment. Enjoy the accompanying video made by Ross Bodenmann documenting the process of installing a kinetic downspout sculpture.



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