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playground. What it does is it engages you as a viewer. You come as an unsolicited audience by being a mere pedestrian but with this piece, one cannot help to look away and just wow. The thirty-foot tall eyeball was in the Pritzer park - quite disturbing and creepy for some though since it either makes you do an eye staring contest or get goosebumps from the fact that it will somehow follow you in your sleep. These are projects that literally come and go. Unlike the buildings and homes the following architectural firms worked on, these are made to be phenomenal. Another platform, a complex mix of values where they just the same build with architectural discipline but an artist’s expression. Lead people to break free from the gritty once in a while, transition from the routine, or a change of perspective in their average habitat - the urban city.

Eye, 2010 - Tony Tasset, Chicago.

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International Design/Graphic Resource: The City Dweller and the Urban Habitat

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International Design/Graphic Resource: The City Dweller and the Urban Habitat

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