Tonkin Liu’s Singing Ringing Tree puts panpipes into park panorama

The swirling, tornado-like form of the Singing Ringing Tree.

Singing Ringing Tree, the RIBA award-winning public art scheme in the Pennines by architect Tonkin Liu, posed a number of tricky challenges, not least of which was getting the sculpture to live up to its name and make a sound. With a little help from engineer Jane Wernick Associates, it ...

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