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Arquitectural Lighting | Apr 18, 2017
Marina Bay Singapore Gets Lit Up by a 3D Lighting Exhibition
Marina Bay Singapore Gets Lit Up by a 3D Lighting Exhibition

Felix Raspall and Carlos Banon are both professors at the Singapore University of Technology and Design, and together their aim is to show how 3D printing can be used as functional, full-scale architectural components. Their latest design is a mesh-like light art installation, built to celebrate the iLight festival in the Marina Bay Singapore.


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Marina Bay Singapore Gets Lit Up by a 3D Lighting Exhibition

The ‘(ultra) light network’ is a light-emitting, lightweight, three-dimensional tetrahedral mesh of 10m x 6m x 3m. It features more than 50,000 individually addressable LED pixels that react to an algorithm running on five microcontrollers, which respond to the presence of visitors using three ultrasonic sensors located at the bases of the structure.

Marina Bay Singapore Gets Lit Up by a 3D Lighting Exhibition

Marina Bay Singapore Gets Lit Up by a 3D Lighting Exhibition

Marina Bay Singapore Gets Lit Up by a 3D Lighting Exhibition

The lighting exhibition encompasses a hyper-redundancy element that enables the structure to absorb stresses and evenly respond to expansion, contraction and loads such as wind or other eventual punctual forces. This creates a mesmerizing lighting show, that’s impossible to miss.

Marina Bay Singapore Gets Lit Up by a 3D Lighting Exhibition

Marina BaySingapore Gets Lit Up by a 3D Lighting Exhibition

This otherworldly installation was part of the iLight Marina Bay 2017 festival. The visitors were encouraged to interact with the exhibition and play with the light effects.

Marina BaySingapore Gets Lit Up by a 3D Lighting Exhibition

Marina Bay Singapore Gets Lit Up by a 3D Lighting Exhibition

The project was developed by the multidisciplinary team led by architecture professors Felix Raspall and Carlos Bañón, engineering professor Elara and postdoctoral researcher Felix Amtsberg from SUTD, as well as light designer Manuel Garrido.

Photos © designboom


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