As architects, we have a predisposition to reimagine the things we’ve seen so many times before — visualize the geometry, the construction of the fold, the mechanics of the curve. Materiality in form is only as limiting as we allow it to be.

Here are photographs from the long closed pedestal at the Statue of Liberty, looking up  at the fluid geometries of the copper drapery built around a hidden armature of this 305-foot-tall structure.

Views of the Statue of Liberty brought to you by Alanna Jaworski.