Wednesday, June 15, 2011
Summer in the City
casual manner belies his surprising insights and theories on human behaviour and big picture patterns.
In a more intimate environment, we witnessed his counterintuitive and sometimes contrarian thinking with a healthy dose of unsentimental humour. He excels at connecting the dots the rest of us don't even see.
But back to what was formerly known as the BCE Place, and the unexpected dreamy installation by Toronto architect, Philip Beasley. He is described as a worldwide pioneer in the fast growing field of responsive architecture. This might explain the part where light fixtures were set up to respond to the the sounds and motions of onlookers. I missed that part, but try not to miss this spectacular feature of just one of those big financial district buildings in downtown Toronto.