HKWP awarded University of Rhode Island Competition

News - 03.02.2011

HKWP & artists Elizabeth Billings / Andy Wasserman have been awarded the commission for the new College of Pharmacy Wellness Garden. The winning entry proposes a sculptural environment that speaks to the fields of pharmacy, pharmacognosy, the geography of Rhode Island and the context of the University of Rhode Island. Within the garden the Materia Medica frieze makes visible a poetic investigation of plant matter. Each etched or sand blasted panel depicts the activity of growth, movement, and transformation of plants and cells. The team will begin construction documents shortly with construction anticpated to begin in summer 2011.