Wind Shelter

Engineering of 8 metres tall rotating Windshelters for Blackpool seafront. Designed to rotate according to the prevailing wind shielding the occupants. Manufactured from resilient ‘Duplex’ stainless steel, the structures sit on a four metre diameter turntable, which incorporates a damper to control the speed of rotation.

Artist: Ian McChestney, Client: Blackpool Council, Completed: 2007

 
 Photograph ©Peter Marlow

Photograph ©Peter Marlow

 
 Photograph ©Peter Marlow

Photograph ©Peter Marlow

 
 Photograph ©Peter Marlow

Photograph ©Peter Marlow