"The stainless steel of the borealis form has a bead-blasted finish that reflects colour and light in a highly diffused manner. At some angles of view, one can see soft blues in the metal of a blue sky overhead. In the early morning and when viewed from the east some surfaces reflect back the warm, yellow morning light. During the evening the same effect can be seen from the west with the more orange and reddish tones of sunset softly appearing on the metal... At night time, the exterior stainless steel predominately reflects the dark night sky allowing the white interior surfaces of the borealis to become dynamic, welcoming illumination of architectural elements." Read more about this project on Randall Stout Architect's website.
PROJECT: Art Gallery of Alberta