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zoka zola architecture + urban design    1737 west ohio street   chicago IL 60622    t 312 491 9431    f 312 491 9432

Christmas Decoration
Canary Wharf

Starry Sky or Snow Storm
Six thousand three-dimensional paper stars, suspended from the dome, on two hundred fishing lines, each a hundred twenty feet long, moving in the air. The stars moved and twirled in unpredictable patterns, directed by the forced air system.

The air between the stars seems to become thicker.

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initial sketch
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view from the top floor

working process

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how to make a star
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©Zoka Zola 2004

Client: Canary Wharf Development
Design: Zoka Zola, Peter Pfanner
Execution of stars: Students of Architecture
Photos: Peter Pfanner