NoMa Parks Underpass Competition – Rain

thurlow small, andrew thurlow, TSA

 

The tunnel interior rains with light – a fixed bright pointillist plane that turns a dark roof into a glowing field, radiating shifting curtains of light that cascade overhead like a set of waterfalls, guiding you along the sidewalk, down along the length of the tunnel. Four programmable patterns vary the intensity and placement of points within the LED field, creating a still effect of cascading waves, responsive to both automobile movement and the time of day.

 

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http://www.architectenweb.nl/aweb/redactie/redactie_detail.asp?iNID=36663

http://archpaper.com/news/articles.asp?id=8064#.VYhnLWDF–J