"The Sound of Architecture" is a glass piano created using recycled window glass in a layered technique. This work, which took four months to complete, was met with widespread appreciation upon its unveiling at Canary Wharf in London.
Despite this initial success, the piano was subject to vandalism and had to be relocated to a safer space in Canada One Place. Through this piece, Kārlis aimed to highlight the connection between architecture and music, inviting the viewer to consider the melody of their surroundings.
Unfortunately, the piano was vandalized again and, just before planned departure from London, Kārlis was able to repair it. A few years later, the piano was requested for the International Festival of Glass in Stourbridge, UK. However, the piano was left in a deeply disappointing condition by the Art & Events department of Canary Wharf. Despite these challenges, "The Sound of Architecture" remains a thought-provoking work that explores the relationship between art, architecture, and music.
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