Room With A View
Public Art, Under the Brooklyn Bridge.
Tom Fruin created Kolonihavehus, 2010, a garden house inspired by Copenhagen’s ubiquitous kolonihavehus sheds that sheltered state workers from cramped living conditions in the city. Fruin, who often works with reclaimed and discarded materials, composed Kolonihavehus from roughly one thousand locally-sourced scraps of colorful salvaged Plexiglas. It includes such details as a pivot mounted door with hand-made hinges and several operable windows