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The Winter Stations installation “Wind Station” has been destroyed

Ainsley Smith Feb 27, 2018 3:13 pm 194

Now in its fourth year, Winter Stations has taken over the Toronto Beaches, welcoming public art installations from a number of international designers.

This year, one of the more popular installations is “Wind Station“, designed by Paul van den Berg and Joyce de Grauw of the Netherlands.

The installation resembles the iconic shape of a nuclear cooling tower made-up of hundreds of toy pinwheels meant to symbolize renewable energy.

However, over the weekend, the stunning installation was knocked over and completely destroyed. Visitors are under the impression that, ironically, it was the wind that brought the structure down.

Check out the before and after photos.


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Hopefully, organizers can rebuild this unique installation for more people to enjoy, before Winter Stations comes to a close on April 1.

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Ainsley Smith
Ainsley is a Staff Writer at Daily Hive. She's a former Vancouverite turned Torontonian who is passionate about avocado toast, aesthetics, and avocado toast aesthetics. Story idea? E-mail me at [email protected]

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