Gallery: LOS ANGELES’ BLACK HOLE

 

You could argue it’s astrophysically impossible to have a black hole within a black hole (we kid, we kid, LA peeps). Nonetheless, architects Benjamin Ball and Gaston Nogues (from Materials & Applications) have managed to reconstruct a featherweight rendition of “the deadliest force in the Universe” as a shade structure which hovers over M&A’s office on Silverlake blvd in Los Angeles. The shiny Mylar vortex has been slowing down traffic in front of 1619 Silverlake Blvd, as passersby stop to get a better look.

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  1. abby white October 4, 2005 at 9:45 pm

    I passed this building last week and I almost wrecked my car! I wondered what it was. Too bad it isn’t permanent!

  2. The Author July 15, 2005 at 7:35 am

    I can’t imagine living in it but perhaps I could imagine praying there. It’s like some kind of surreal temple. There is a lot talk about P.S. 1, why? I don’t know, this is amazing.

  3. The Author July 15, 2005 at 7:34 am

    I can’t imagine living in it but perhaps I could imagine praying there. It’s like some kind of surreal temple. With all the talk about P.S. 1

  4. visualeipstm July 13, 2005 at 8:41 am

    this is amazing.
    I bet if people had the chance, they would buy a house like this. pure beauty.

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