Friday, 6 October 2017

Stainless Steel sculpture brings ‘light on the land’

The Light on the Land sculpture in New Plymouth was a collaboration between sculptor Howard Tuffery and Steve Scott from Rivet engineering.

The latest addition to New Plymouth's coastal walkway has won the engineering firm behind it an award - for the second time.

The $100,000 Light on the Land sculpture, near the Wind Wand, was made by Rivet Engineering and designed by Taranaki sculptor Howard Tuffery and has picked up the 2017 award for excellence & innovation in stainless steel fabrication.

Rivet won the same award in 2015 for its work on New Plymouth's Len Lye centre.

The award, which is given out by the New Zealand Stainless Steel Development Association, recognises the use of best practice principles in the design, fabrication, installation and successful use of stainless steel as well as using innovative new products and applications during fabrication and manufacturing.

The sculpture, which is around six metres long, 2.7m high and 2.5m in dep

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