photo by Jerry Mathiason
Nicollet Commons Park
Bronze / stainless steel / red granite / sand stone, 10’ H x 15’ L x 8’ W
Commissioned by the City of Burnsville & the Burnsville Foundation.
Dahlgren, Shardlow, & Uban Architects
“Centrifuge” is monumental abstract sculpture conceived with elegance and grace. It depicts an object expanding from its center and includes a water feature. The Sculpture is the focal point of the new town square, Nicollet Commons Park. “Centrifuge” serves as a metaphor for the City of Burnsville, and symbolically represents the city as a vibrant urban center. The design includes the stainless steel bowl, red granite base and the sand stone surround. The sculpture has been
It is located on Nicollet Ave. between Burnsville Parkway on the South and Highway 13 on the north, just off 35W.
Centrifuge (at night)
Central Avenue Stelae, The 4020
Central Avenue Stelae, The 4020 (detail)
Central Avenue Stelae, The Flying Wheat Stalk
Fish and Frogs
4th Avenue South Bridge Project
Meridel Le Suer (bridge detail)