Proposal for Myriad Gardens, children's play area, Oklahoma City.
The proposal was not chosen.
In this design, I combined the call of summer, the Cicada, on a stalk of wheat grass, a major export crop from the state of Oklahoma. The bottom half emits a mist that mimics the condensing vapors from a typical rocket launch. Upon an audible count-down, the nozzles blast water onto the willing barefoot participants.