i've recently read about two interesting design structures in downtown liverpool!
turning the place over is a daring piece of public art by richard wilson that literally turns part of a building inside out! he cut out an 8-meter diameter piece of the facade of a building, and attached it to a giant rotating device that slowly spins the structure around every couple of minutes!
then there is the creation from la machine called la princesse - a 30 ft mechanical spider that lived briefly in liverpool as part of the capital of culture celebrations last year.
here is a haunting shot by dune_UK at flickr, showing the spider as it walks thru the city. notice all the people sitting on it to operate it!
some pictures from the guardian:
"not so eensey weensey, is she?"