By kkeps @ 2008-12-05 20:01:11
The metallic sculpture, Floralis Genérica, is located in the Plaza Naciones Unidas, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Dedicated in April 2002, this Stainless steel (generic) flower was designed by Eduardo Catalano.
This generic flower is made up of 6 petals, stands 23 meters tall, and opens / closes with as the sunrises and sets. The sculpture sits in a 40m reflecting basin.
The Floralis Genérica sits in the middle of the large green Plaza Naciones Unidas and next to the Facultad de Derecho Universidad de Buenos Aires (law school). It is a beautiful space well worth visiting.