truth crushed to the earth will rise again, 2004
King County Courthouse, Seattle, WA
Stickney Murphy Romine Architects
Epoxy Terrazzo floor 4000 sq. ft., etched yellow sienna marble (16′ circle)
Water-jet cut marble (two 8′ circles)
Cast and mirror backed glass (18″ circles)
Brass water-jet cut quotations
The oval Elevator Lobby focuses on the inspiration of renaming King County for Martin Luther King Jr. in 1986. The geometric design recalls the historic patterns used throughout the other floors of the building and also transforms this entry floor into a shimmering plane, bringing light and energy into the space.