Posts Tagged: biomimetic lighting

leo villareal – hive

Nice video posted several years ago by Leo Villareal of his “Hive” installation. Hive from Leo Villareal on Vimeo.  

leo villareal – hive

Nice video posted several years ago by Leo Villareal of his “Hive” installation. Hive from Leo Villareal on Vimeo.  

random international

rAndom International is a UK-based design studio that has a nice collection of lighting installations, including interactive systems and 3D “swarm” style pieces. They developed the Lumiblade Interactive Wall in 2009, which Philips’ OLED venture has since displayed in numerous locations.

random international

rAndom International is a UK-based design studio that has a nice collection of lighting installations, including interactive systems and 3D “swarm” style pieces. They developed the Lumiblade Interactive Wall in 2009, which Philips’ OLED venture has since displayed in numerous locations.

leo villareal – interview + volume

Found this great interview by the National Gallery of Art with lighting artist Leo Villareal.  Leo discusses his influences and techniques. NGA – Leo Villareal   Also available on Art Babble Also found this great 3D installation Leo completed last year called “Volume”

leo villareal – interview + volume

Found this great interview by the National Gallery of Art with lighting artist Leo Villareal.  Leo discusses his influences and techniques. NGA – Leo Villareal   Also available on Art Babble Also found this great 3D installation Leo completed last year called “Volume”

biomimetic lighting systems

There are three broad market trends currently impacting architecture and urban design:  The first is the incorporation into the exteriors of buildings of novel energy conservation (e.g. solar shading systems) and generation (e.g. solar photovoltaic) features.  The second is the

biomimetic lighting systems

There are three broad market trends currently impacting architecture and urban design:  The first is the incorporation into the exteriors of buildings of novel energy conservation (e.g. solar shading systems) and generation (e.g. solar photovoltaic) features.  The second is the

windscreen

Windscreen was a temporary installation at MIT by Howeler+Yoon Architects from Boston. Straight from their site: “Windscreen creates an exterior screeen composed of an array of small-scale, vertical axis wind turbines.  The spinning of these turbines self-powers their integral lighting, providing

windscreen

Windscreen was a temporary installation at MIT by Howeler+Yoon Architects from Boston. Straight from their site: “Windscreen creates an exterior screeen composed of an array of small-scale, vertical axis wind turbines.  The spinning of these turbines self-powers their integral lighting, providing

quai branly museum — maori exhibition lighting wall

At the Quai Branly Museum in Paris (itself in a very cool building by Jean Nouvel), I saw this awesome luminous wall in the temporary Maori exhibit.  It is a simple design, a stick-framed box faced with 1/4″ MDF panels that were

quai branly museum — maori exhibition lighting wall

At the Quai Branly Museum in Paris (itself in a very cool building by Jean Nouvel), I saw this awesome luminous wall in the temporary Maori exhibit.  It is a simple design, a stick-framed box faced with 1/4″ MDF panels that were