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Crystallized Light Installation for Melissa Shoes in NYC

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Dichroic acrylic casts colored light and reflections.

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Rear installation from below.

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Sunlight passes through the installation.

New York city’s multi-disciplinary studio SOFTlab has created an immersive installation to showcase the winter 2015 collection — titled star walker — of shoe company melissa. Located at their store in Manhattan, the structure acts as a kaleidoscopic lantern that creates an otherworldly atmosphere within the shop. The piece is tied to the crystal, which is highly refined yet primitive. they can be found anywhere, yet their ubiquitousness never constrains them to the ordinary.

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Article Written by : Nick Brink

Image courtesy of : SOFTlab

Source : Designboom

Solaris Installation Visualizes Brain Waves with Magnetic Liquid

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The magnetically charged fluorescent liquid

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The neuro interface emotive epoc headset

The interactive installation by save lab demonstrates a influence field using a permanent magnet on magnetically charged fluorescent liquids. ‘solaris’ is a two phase system that modifies it’s surfaces to the unique transmissions from the human brain. The way it works is, the user wears a neuro sensitive headset, that computes brain activity and sends information to the installation, where its physicalized using magnetic waves. The studio tested the installation on different age groups, and professions. The results confirmed that brain activity and mood reflected the dynamics and characters of the liquids in the sphere.
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Article Written by : Piotr Boruslawski

Image courtesy of : Save Lab

Source : Designboom

Perceptual Shift by Michael Murphy forms 2D image in three-dimensions

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Perceptual Shift

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‘Perceptual Shift’ is made of 1,252 painted wooden balls hung with braided fiber

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Moving from the front causes the composition to explode into chaos

Brooklyn-based sculptor Michael Murphy utilizes three dimensional compositions that, when viewed from a proper angle, actually become highly organized graphic images. His most recent work, ‘perceptual shift’ features a massive interpretation of the eye of providence, otherwise known as the all seeing eye at I.M.A.G.E. gallery in Brooklyn, New York.

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Article Written by : Nick Brink

Image courtesy of : Michael Murphy

Source : Designboom

Brain-Shaped Light Installation Feeds on Your Thoughts

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Brain-Shaped Light Installation

Mind and matter meld in Australian artist Laura Jade’s new EEG-controlled installation, Brain Light Project, a boulder-sized light sculpture designed to create a biofeedback loop of light, sound, and thought. In a process developed by Jade, neuroscientist Peter Simpson-Young, and programmer Sam Gentle, the Perspex “neural network” becomes a real-time visualization of visitors’ alpha (meditation), theta (focus and attention), and beta (excitement/agitation) brainwaves. “This experience of seeing your brainwaves represented on an external object in-turn influences the brainwaves that you are creating, which are then represented again on the external object,”

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Article Written by : Beckett Mufson

Image courtesy of : Laura Jade

Source : Thecreatorsproject

AWA Projects Featured in “Bright 2” published by the Frame Group, Netherlands

Dear Friends:

We are pleased to share that AWA was featured in Bright 2, a recent publication on architectural illumination and light installations. This publication by the Frame Group, Netherlands, showcases the work of forty-four design studios around the world. AWA is one out of four design studios from the United States to be featured in this book. Earlier in 2007, AWA had also been featured in Bright 1

For a PDF copy of the section on AWA Lighting Designers in Bright 2, please click HERE.

If you would like to read more about Bright 2 and Frame, please click HERE.

The editors at Frame chose to feature AWA’s Brigade Gateway Complex, for its intent to create a paradigm shift in the lighting of public spaces and mixed-use environments. This book also highlights three additional AWA Projects: Cyber Hub, Singapore Chancery, and FIFC.

Best wishes from the team at AWA Lighting Designers.

Bright 2 Cover

Bright 2 Cover

Brigade Gateway Complex Cover Spread from Bright 2

Brigade Gateway Complex Cover Spread from Bright 2

Brigade Gateway Complex Second Spread from Bright 2

Brigade Gateway Complex Second Spread from Bright 2

Brigade Gateway Complex Third Spread from Bright 2

Brigade Gateway Complex Third Spread from Bright 2

Spread of Additional AWA Projects Featured in Bright 2

Spread of Additional AWA Projects Featured in Bright 2

 

AWA Featured in Bright 2

Dear Friends:

We are pleased to share that AWA was featured in Bright 2, a recent publication on architectural illumination and light installations. This publication by the Frame Group, Netherlands, showcases the work of forty-four design studios around the world. AWA is one out of four design studios from the United States to be featured in this book. Earlier in 2007, AWA had also been featured in Bright (1).

The editors at Frame chose to feature AWA’s Brigade Gateway Complex, for its intent to create a paradigm shift in the lighting of public spaces and mixed-use environments. This book also highlights three additional AWA Projects: Cyber Hub, Singapore Chancery, and FIFC.

If you would like to read more about Bright 2 and Frame, please click HERE.

If you would like to discuss our lighting philosophy and approach, please feel free to contact me directly. I can be reached at abhay@awalightingdesigners.com, or by calling me directly on my cell phone at +1.917.597.1600.

Best wishes from the team at AWA.

Abhay Wadhwa
Design Principal l CEO
AWA Lighting Designers

 

Cover of Bright 2 and opening page from AWA section of book

Cover of Bright 2 and opening page from AWA section of book

Brigade Gateway Complex

“AWA Lighting Designers sought to create a paradigm shift for lighting of public spaces and mixed-use environments when designing the Brigade Gateway Complex, an integrated lifestyle enclave located in Bangalore, India. The project’s broad scope enabled the team to create diverse solutions and compelling compositions with landscape and facade elements.”

The Brigade Gateway is an integrated lifestyle enclave located in Bangalore, India. The project is situated on a 40 acre site and comprises of the following areas:
• World Trade Center: 29 floors, 2 basements, Ground floor
• Orion Mall: 1.1 million sqft
• Artificial lake
• Residential Podium: 13 Towers – 625,000 sqft
• Club House
• Brigade School: Nursery to Std 8
• Multi-Level Car Park: 2000 cars
• Children’s Park
• Columbia Asia Hospital
• Sheraton Hotel*
The World Trade Center is the first fully privately owned installation of a WTC in India and is the tallest commercial building in the city of Bangalore. The city of Bangalore produces a large percentage of the software exports from India as well as other public sector heavy industries and is proud to see its growth manifested in this new building and complex.

*Sheraton Hotel: AWA scope was landscape lighting only

PROJECT TEAM:

Client: Brigade Group  

Architect: HOK, VA, DSP, Michael Foley Design

Lighting Consultant: AWA Lighting Designers

Areal view of WTC and Brigade Gateway Complex

Areal view of WTC and Brigade Gateway Complex

View of WTC and Orion Mall from across the lake at Residential Tower

View of WTC and Orion Mall from across the lake at Residential Tower

WTC is Bangalore's tallest building

WTC is Bangalore’s tallest building

For more images and information about the Brigade Gateway Complex, please visit our website HERE.

Augmented Modelling 3D Printed Jewellery

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3D Printed Jewellery

This augmented modelling tool enables users to touch, poke, rub or pinch geometric forms projected onto their skin to design wearable 3D-printed pieces. Digital research studio Madlab has developed a system that combines projection mapping with depth and motion sensing technologies to create customised jewellery and other items worn around the wrist, Called Tactum.

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Article Written by: Katie Treggiden

GIFS courtesy of : Madlab

Source : Dezeen

Open Air Star Shaped PIC Pavillion

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Star Shaped Pavillion

The project comes from the conviction that the small budget allocated can actually build a large and notorious space in a central location of the Palau . The challenge is to consolidate and qualify an illuminated and waterproof space, with the minimum possible installation.The pavilion is basically a body made of air; a simple, transportable and reproducible very low cost system, located at the center of the garden of Palau Robert.These panels are builded up into a star shape; an open star, allowing an open relationship between inside and outside, within the different contents; the actual geometry invites visitors to cross this space, and occupy it. Each of these panels, printed directly on the support, contain the reasons for the award; through the opening, the visitor is aware of the environment. The shape of each of the panels pushes the perspective outward, seeking to grow in height, and expose the trees and the city as a backdrop.

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Article : From Archdaily

Photo by : © Sandra Pereznieto

Source : Archdaily

Janet Echelman Suspends Massive Aerial Sculpture Over Boston’s Greenway

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Janet Echelman Suspends Massive Aerial Sculpture.

Janet Echelman‘s latest aerial sculpture has been suspended 365 feet above Boston’s Rose Kennedy Greenway. On view through October 2015, the monumental installation spans 600 feet, occupying a void where an elevated highway once divided the city’s downtown from its waterfront. “The sculpture’s form echoes the history of its location,” describes Echelman. “The three voids recall the ‘Tri-Mountain’ which was razed in the 18th-century to create land from the harbor. The colored banding is a nod to the six traffic lanes that once overwhelmed the neighborhood, before the Big Dig buried them and enabled the space to be reclaimed for urban pedestrian life.”

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Article Written by : Rosenfield Karissa.

Photo by : Image © Peter Vanderwarker

Source : archdaily

Carpet Magic at Ventura Lambrate in Milan

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Carpet magic in Milan

The collective We Make Carpets, based in the Netherlands, creates a massive and intricate floor display that looks like a patchwork of rugs from a distance. But up close they are made of something else entirely. Not designed for walking on, these carpets show off the beauty found in everyday things.

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Article Written by : Catherine Osborne

Photo by : Azure Magazine

Source : azuremagazine