Selected Architectural Commissions

"The Wave". Interior suspended sculpture. •Cadillac Fairview Corp. Ltd., Murphy Hilgers Architects, Eaton Center office tower lobby. •Pyrex glass tubing, stainless steel, Dichroic glass, low voltage lighting system. Site-specific. 16'H x 8'D x 44'W. Toronto, CAN.
© Karl Schantz. -Consultant/Design/Fabrication.

"The Wave" (Detail). Colour kinetic effects of Pyrex glass tubes capped with dichroic glass lenses. Tubing fills with colour when the viewer's line of vision peers into them lengthwise and disappearing as they walk past the sculpture. Tubes: 10' & 20'L. 1998 © Karl Schantz.

"3DBBG". Suspended mobile sculpture. •Commissioned by Charles Bronfman. Installed in Palm Beach, Florida. © Karl Schantz -Design/fabrication/installation.

"Big Mac". •Commissioned for George A. Cohon, McDonald's Canada, Toronto. Mixed-media sculpture, 5'H x 2'W x 2D, site-specific,1992.

"waiting for Mr. G". •Commissioned by Goodman, Phillips & Vineberg. Toronto, CAN. Mixed-media sculpture, 6'H x 8'W x 2.5'D. 1990 © Karl Schantz.

© Karl Schantz.

"BioDex 2" Phase 1: Opaque. Liquid crystal, dichroic glass, mirror, and image projector. Illumination & opacity controlled by micro processor. 7'H x 14' x 14'. © Karl Schantz.

"BioDex 2". Phase 2: Transparent © Karl Schantz.

"Kinetic Spectrum". Painted steel and aluminum. •Commissioned by Cadillac Fairview Corp, Ltd., Eaton Center. Zeidler/Roberts Architects Toronto, CAN. © Karl Schantz.

"Geo-Strata". Four sculptural tables. (Photo 1 of 5). • Commissioned by Cadillac Fairview Corp. Ltd. Simcoe Place, Toronto, CAN. Site-specific, series of three tables. Tabletop made from stainless steel & a cast composite of glass, ceramic, stone, and metal. © Karl Schantz.

"Geo-Strata" (Detail). (Photo 2 of 5). © Karl Schantz.

"Geo-Strata" Four sculptural tables (Detail). (Photo 3 of 5). © Karl Schantz.

"Geo-Strata". Photo 4 of 5. •Commissioned by Cadillac Fairview Corp. Ltd. Simcoe Place, Toronto, CAN. Site-specific, series of three tables. Tabletop made from stainless steel & a cast composite of glass, ceramic, stone, and metal. Table 7' Diameter, Columns 14' H. © Karl Schantz -Design/Engineering/fabrication/installation.

"Geo-Strata" (Detail). (Photo 5 of 5). •Commissioned by Cadillac Fairview Corp. Ltd. Simcoe Place, Toronto, CAN. © Karl Schantz.

Design, Fabrication, and Installation. Sculptural Light fixtures. Blown glass and painted steel 100' long •BCE Place, Movenpick Projects, Masquerade Restaurant. Toronto, CAN. Photo 1.

Photo 2. Sculptural Light fixtures. Masquerade Restaurant. © Karl Schantz

Photo 3. Sculptural Light fixtures. Masquerade Restaurant. © Karl Schantz

© Karl Schantz