Category Archives: Calgary

New “Wonderland” sculpture meant to inspire

A few weeks ago, I checked out the new “Wonderland” sculpture in front of Encana’s new Bow building in Calgary. The giant head of a young girl is the latest creation by Barcelona-based designer Jaume Plensa.

Many downtown buildings have sculptures or other artwork at their entrances, though this one is particularly striking. It is also somewhat interactive, allowing visitors to actually go inside the head, which the artist says allows the visitors to “dream about how the head is from the inside”. Continue reading

Inglewood Photo Walk

Last month, I participated in the Scott Kelby Worldwide Photo Walk which comprised 1,339 walks around the world. Each walk consisted of 50 people with a volunteer leader who toured a downtown or trendy areas. My walk was a combination of both in historic Inglewood.

Inglewood is situated along the Bow River and is just outside of downtown Calgary. It was once the city’s original downtown and has many historic buildings. We began in a pathway along the river, but our attention quickly turned to some unusual items in this residential alleyway. Continue reading