Mary Parker

Mary Parker

Pasadena, CA, US


Metal Thorns

Open aviary with train-viewing balcony. Uses and subverts the idea of bird-discouragement spikes: vertical spikes discourage nesting and perching, horizontal spikes encourage perching, and clustered spikes encourage nesting. Visitors can observe birds without having to walk beneath them.

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Status: School Project
Location: Los Angeles, CA, US
Additional Credits: Berenika Boberska and Jason King, professors at Woodbury University