Shingle Wall

Shingle Wall — 2006.

Shingles of different colors and sizes.
1300 cm (43 ft) wide × 45 cm (18 in) thick
× 150 to 280 cm (5 to 9 ft) high.

Permanente installation,
Central Plaza, Brussels, 2006.

The wall is made of shingles of different colors, materials, and sizes placed into eleven wire-and-gauze-framed compartments. The contours made by the shingles in the compartments are irregular, echoing the architectural diversity of surrounding structures reflected in the glass panels of the Central Plaza building.

Lucile Bertrand - Shingle Wall

View of wall from terrace.

Lucile Bertrand - Shingle Wall

View of wall from street.

Lucile Bertrand - Shingle Wall

Detail.

Lucile Bertrand - Shingle Wall

Detail.

Lucile Bertrand - Shingle Wall

View of wall between terrace and street.

Lucile Bertrand - Shingle Wall

Detail.

Lucile Bertrand - Shingle Wall

Shingles against wire.