United Sculpture at Allianz Field

Agency
Client
  • Minnesota United FC

Sitting equidistant between the twin cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, the UNITED sculpture forms a bridge that unites the two cities and their communities around a love of sport.

United Sculpture at Allianz Field Video

From afar the letters appear smooth, the texture on the faces becoming apparent on approach. Within 16-20’ the texture is recognizable as names, and individual names are legible within 12’.

Names are listed alphabetically by last name across the sculpture. Visitors delight in finding their own names and names of friends – and sharing out the experience through social media.

Each of the 4,058 names was waterjet cut into the aluminum panels. Waterjet was selected during prototyping, after discovering that the heat from laser cutting would warp the aluminum panels.

Slideshow

United Sculpture at Allianz Field

The 65’ long United Sculpture is perfectly scaled against the backdrop of the illuminated stadium, and within the site context – beckoning visitors from afar.

From afar the letters appear smooth, the texture on the faces becoming apparent on approach. Within 16-20’ the texture is recognizable as names, and individual names are legible within 12’.

Names are listed alphabetically by last name across the sculpture. Visitors delight in finding their own names and names of friends – and sharing out the experience through social media.

Each of the 4,058 names was waterjet cut into the aluminum panels. Waterjet was selected during prototyping, after discovering that the heat from laser cutting would warp the aluminum panels.