The #Blade – Hull

Large-scale, public realm art piece

The Blade (#Blade) was an art project thought up by designer Nayan Kulkarni and funded by energy giant Siemens. DB Engineers where brought in to assist in the installation and eventual removal of the mammoth structure.


The project was brought to us due to its requirement for precision engineering and expertise which our team where able to provide to the project. The project stayed in situ for 3 month as part of the Hull 2017, City of Culture celebrations.

Project Outline

Completed: March 2017
Client: City of Culture, Siemens,
Approx Value:
Duration: 3 Months


  • Installed the Blade Alongside fellow local engineering firm, Pearlgreen Engineering.
  • The #Blade project stayed in situ, in Hull City Centre, for 3 months.
  • The Installation was part of the "look up" project which was ran by the Hull 2017, City of Culture team.

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