Did you know that the leading cause of bird mortality in urban areas is collision with glass? No Crash Zone is a temporary “renovation” of a window in the Carson, Pirie, Scott Building in Chicago to make visible the logics of bird-strike prevention. Bringing visual interference patterns into glass without undermining Modernism’s dream of transparency, the design considers the subjectivity of non-human species, while still enhancing the human desire to view from inside out.
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