floralis genérica by eduardo catalano - giant metal flower animated sculpture in united nations park (buenos aires)

Giant metal flower animated sculpture (Buenos Aires)

Floralis Genérica at United Nations Park.­ Architect Eduardo Catalano describes it as an environmental structure.­ Its metallic petals open and close based on the incidence of solar rays.­

The flower petals close everyday at sunset.­

For more information about this art installation, read: es.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Floralis_­Generica

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Av Pres. Figueroa Alcorta 2301-2799, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal, Argentina

Photos taken in Argentina in Februaty and March 2010.­

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