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Paternoster Vents

Paternoster Vents
Angel's Wings sculpture by Thomas Heatherwick, Bishop's Court, London 02.JPG
The sculpture in 2013
ArtistThomas Heatherwick
Year2002 (2002)
TypeSculpture
MediumStainless steel
LocationLondon, United Kingdom
Coordinates51°30′52″N 0°06′02″W / 51.514339°N 0.100462°W / 51.514339; -0.100462

Paternoster Vents, often referred to as simply Vents[1][2][3][4] and also known as Angel's Wings, is an outdoor 2002 stainless steel sculpture by Thomas Heatherwick, installed at Paternoster Square in London, United Kingdom.[5] The sculpture provides ventilation for an underground electrical substation.[1][5]

The sculpture has been likened to, and referred to by name as, "angel's wings".[6][7]

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References

  1. ^ a b "About Paternoster: Paternoster Square". Paternoster Square Management Office. Retrieved 24 November 2015.
  2. ^ "All aboard: Heatherwick Studio – in pictures". The Guardian. Guardian Media Group. 18 May 2012. ISSN 0261-3077. OCLC 60623878. Retrieved 24 November 2015.
  3. ^ "Heatherwick Studio: Designing the Extraordinary; Serpentine pavilion – review". The Guardian. 2 June 2012. Retrieved 24 November 2015.
  4. ^ "Thomas Heatherwick: London's Greatest Modern Designer?". Londonist. 31 July 2012. Retrieved 24 November 2015.
  5. ^ a b "Projects: Paternoster Vents". Heatherwick.com. Retrieved 24 November 2015.
  6. ^ "Designer Thomas Heatherwick". Architects' Journal. EMAP Publishing Limited Company. 21 February 2002. Retrieved 24 November 2015.
  7. ^ "Angel's Wings sculpture, Bishop's Court, Paternoster Square, London". RIBApix. Retrieved 24 November 2015.

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