Here’s why the choice of the Stanley Cup monument on Sparks Street is wrong.
The winning offering is missing one thing.
Just check out the video below. It comes screaming at you.
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In case you missed it, hockey is about emotion. There’s no emotion in the winning entry.
Anyone who writes or creates well knows that whatever they do, it must be exciting.
No emotion? No interest.
The winning proposal by artist Linda Covit.
The top choice was by artist Linda Covit and it is very nice.
But does it speak to you? It rather just sits there. It’s like the Langevin Block … nice but emotionless.
The Bulldog’s choice is below.
The Bulldog’s choice by SPMB/1X1 Architecture.
The proposal by SPMB/1X1 Architecture captures the dream of Canadian youth. Hands outstretched trying to touch the Stanley Cup.
Tourists walking down the Sparks Street Mall will want to touch it, too. And take photos of it. Kids would come running to see it.
Most people will simply walk by the winning choice as it stands. Another monument in a city filled with monuments.
Doesn’t anyone in this city know how to create emotion?
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