Adjacent to the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, in Springfield, VA, Receptor is a site specific landscape sculpture comprised of earthworks and a bronze and stainless steel sculpture, which is its central form. Three berms with perimeter seating create an enclosure for the sculpture Receptor, in the central plaza area. The sculpture is made of bronze and stainless steel, comprised of three elliptical and circular dishes referencing a platform for communication. The earthworks and their perimeter concrete seating bands create a linear topography that when viewed from the buildings above references the reception of satellite communication from space to the earth.
The plaza and the sculpture create an entry for the surrounding office buildings and a place where visitors and employees can rest and socialize