Nop's Metalworks designed a steel fence bordering a pedestrian area in Middlebury, Vermont with a list of parameters in mind. Commissioned during a period of renovation, the fence is a boundary between a courtyard and overlooking a waterfall. Design framework included fluidity and using mutualism symbiosis, or working with the environment. The arched steel matches the surrounding 1892 Battell Bridge. The pillars were made with Vermont granite, as the view just over the water is of the Marbleworks,Once a site of stone manufacturing throughout the 1800s and into the 1900s.
Four decorative panels; 8 feet in length by four feet tall, attached to 7" X 7" Vermont granite pillars. Materials used above the 32 feet of decorative fences and on the 90 feet of of simplified companion fencing are all solid bar stock
Dimensions: The dimensions are as follows:
Top and Bottom Rails: 2" by 3/4" bar stock
Art deco vertical detail: 3/4" by 3/4"
Caps: 3" by 3" - Oil finish to patina with time.