Two 1.5m diameter mirror polished stainless steel spheres supported by stainless steel arms are connected to the deck of the bridge. These spheres transform the bridge into an observation deck that mirrors the environment in unexpected ways. Each sphere presents the observer with a panoramic view that includes the sky, river, shores, bridge, pedestrians and cyclists. Images of this artwork are popular posts on social media sites posts.
- Many posts appear on social media including Instagram with the geolocation of Strathcona Park.
- Awarded a City of Ottawa Urban Design Award of Merit for Urban Elelments in 2017.
- Used as a book cover image for “InterViews – Insights and Introspection on Doctoral Research in Architecture”, edited by Federica Goffi, 2020, published by Routledge.
- Adawe Crossing was selected by the Ontario Association of Architects to celebrate 2022 World Architecture Day recognizing architectural works throughout Ontario. Called the Queens Park Picks, works were nominated by Members of Provincial Parliament to highlight their community. Lucille Collard, the MPP for Ottawa—Vanier, nominated the Adawe Crossing.