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Ann Hamilton Tower / Jensen Architects / Jensen & Macy Architects

  • 01:00 - 23 March, 2011
Ann Hamilton Tower / Jensen Architects / Jensen & Macy Architects
Ann Hamilton Tower / Jensen Architects / Jensen & Macy Architects, © Richard Barnes
© Richard Barnes

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  • Architects

  • Location

    Geyserville, CA, United States
  • Architects

    Jensen Architects/ Jensen & Macy Architects
  • Project Team

    Mark Jensen (Principal), Mark Macy (Principal), Dean Orr (Project Architect), Chia-Yu Yen
  • Structural Engineer

    Citta
  • Civil Engineer

    Atterbury & Associates
  • Surveyor

    Crabtree Land Surveying
  • Contractor

    Oliver & Company
  • Project Year

    2007
  • Photographs

From the architect. The tower is a site-specific artwork located at the Oliver Ranch in Alexander Valley. Designed by the artist Ann Hamilton, with Jensen Architects/ Jensen & Macy Architects as architect of record, the tower was imagined as a space for performance.

© Richard Barnes
© Richard Barnes

Double helix stairs allow for performers on one stair and audience on the other, letting the two intertwine but never come into direct contact as the stairs wind up the tower. The 24’ diameter tower is several stories tall with seating and light niches cut into the thick concrete walls. Open at the top, the sky is reflected in a pool at the base of the tower.

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© Richard Barnes
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Qui Mineo · April 01, 2012

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James · March 25, 2011

Very interesting. It is like a modern day folly.

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Arch · March 24, 2011

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CadBlockParty · March 24, 2011

Great Concept, thoughtful execution , good use of concrete.

up_today_arch · March 24, 2011

being in this tower is performers itself...
nice building indeed....

risa boyer architect · March 24, 2011

I love to see art & architecture working together. Check out this very cool site specific tower http://bit.ly/eRKXAV

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