Contemporary Statement with Archaic References

Bold statement in a modern court room setting. This one from the US. The use of wood panelling to give the impression of justice emanating from the bench like a starburst is fascinating. So to is the strong light fixture that thrusts into the room from the bench hovering ominously over, radiating light but threatening to slice the bar table in half – like a guillotine. Finally the gallery chairs, constructed and arrayed like church pews. So many subliminal messages going on in here.

United States Federal Courthouse, Eugene Eugene, Oregon Architect - Morphosis
United States Federal Courthouse, Eugene
Eugene, Oregon
Architect – Morphosis

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