By Definition - Jacksonville, FL
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N 30° 16.263 W 081° 30.423
17R E 451229 N 3348929
Quick Description: This "By Definition" sculpture is located at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville, Florida, USA.
Location: Florida, United States
Date Posted: 10/3/2010 3:45:25 PM
Waymark Code: WM9W2A
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1
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Long Description:
"By Definition"

Don Ian Dickson and Amy Doolittle

Located at the Science and Engineering Building at University of North Florida in Jacksonville, "By Definition" was installed in April, 2004. Chosen as one of four finalists from 80 applicants, the team presented their concept in mid-May of 2003. The winning concept is a 21 foot tall triangular column incorporating abstracted formulas, symbols and organic elements from the chemistry and physics disciplines combined with engineering components such as electrical schematics, pulleys, stress failures, roads and bridges. Inlaid into concrete are names of scientists and engineers as well as a separate, raised definition of engineering."

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This sculpture includes two pieces that move with the wind: a wind cup and what we believe is a rotor blade (see close-up photos of these two kinetic components in photo gallery). There is also an attached wind chime that moves with the wind a creates a lovely sound.

Title of Piece: By Definition

Artist: Don Ian Dickson and Amy Doolittle

Material/Media: Stainless steel, brass, and copper

Date of Creation or Placement: 2004

Location (specific park, transit center, library, etc.): Outside the Science and Engineering Building at the University of North Florida

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