University of Minnesota Education Sciences Building

LOCATION: Minneapolis, MN
CLIENT: University of Minnesota
COMPLETED: 2009
ARTIST: Andrea Stanislav

The comprehensive site design incorporates low maintenance plants that reflect the ecology of the Mississippi River Bluffs on which which the Educations Sciences Building is situated. A plaza overlooking the Mississippi River with views to downtown has resulted in an inviting public space that reflects and melds the historical program of the original building with today’s student needs and desires. The installation of public art was instrumental to the overall success of this renovated building. The ‘Garden of Iron Mirrors’ by Andrea Stanislav includes seven massive boulders that are reflections of history and the future of the Education Sciences Building.

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