A pair of everyday sliding automatic doors were installed in the middle of Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City. With allusions to minimalist sculpture, consumerism, a nod to the dichotomy of desire, and the contradictions of barriers and fences, the project suggests a barrier made of typical storefront glass walls. In this case, it is a useless barrier as the doors open automatically when someone walks up or even just around them. It provides instead a moment of pause as one passes over the threshold to view the city skyline across the East River. It was decorated with flags for its Grand Opening. With Osman Khan. Horton bi-part sliding automatic door.idealcities.com/#/threshold/

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