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The Best Way Out is Always Through at the San Diego International Airport

This piece was developed specifically for the Terminal 2 Parking Plaza at the San Diego Airport. It consists of hand-painted, 18-foot-high domes formed with fiberglass rods that arch across the central walkways in the garage. Each floor of the structure offers a unique view of the artwork, and the latticework design casts ever-changing shadows throughout the space.

In creating the piece, the artists were initially inspired by the quintessentially Californian view of a palm tree-lined street, and hope that these unexpected, organic forms will draw travelers into the light wells. Ball-Nogues has built a reputation for their highly original fabrication techniques, developed in their studio in Los Angeles. Their practice aspires to create environments that enhance sensation, generate spectacle, and invite physical engagement.

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  • Project Address:

    San Diego International Airport Terminal 2 Parking Plaza, 3835 North Harbor Drive

    Project Owner/Developer:

    San Diego International Airport

    Owner Contact Name/Email:

    Lauren Lockhart/llockhar@san.org

    Project Architect/Designer:

    Artist: Ball-Nogues Studio

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