Wednesday, May 27, 2009
What do you think about this creature? It is success in the way of its " organic movements" that are interactive with the environmental forces and space created underneath. However, i am still wondering would the "organic movements" be considered aesthetically pleasing to the users? Must watch the below video.
"...out of the 9 total hexagonal units formed, 3 of them are left open-air while the remaining 6 have vortex-shaped meshes that hang from them, providing shades for the public from the harsh sunlight. The nylon fabric is coated with a gradient of silver dots, whose reflective surface mimics the colors of its surrounding environment, as well as providing a playful dotted shadow on the people under the structure..."
"The structure also acts as a giant device to measure the site’s conditions. Not only does it sway gently with the wind, it also acts as a barometer, since the installation becomes structurally weaker (and thus affected by the wind more) as the air pressure drops due to cooler weather or even after sunset." to find out more...
images by Sungpil Won