Lotus Dome (Interactive Art) by Daan Roosegaarde
2017 - 2018, Golden A' Lighting Products and Lighting Projects Design Award Winner
Inspiration
Lighting products and lighting design Inspiration: LOTUS is inspired on the Lotus flower which is also opening and closing due to the weather conditions. LOTUS are smart foils which unfolds organically in respons to the heat of visitors’ hand. LOTUS gives a poetic morphing of space and people.
Creativity
LOTUS DOME is a living dome made out of hundreds of smart flowers which fold open in response to human behavior. It was placed in Sainte Marie Madeleine Church in Lille LOTUS DOME where it created an interactive play of light and shadow. As a futuristic vision of the Renaissance, LOTUS DOME merges elements of architecture and nature into an interactive environment. LOTUS is also realized as a curved 4 x 2 meters wall.
Design Challenges
Daan Roosegaarde did not encounter any design challenges while designing the award winning Lotus Dome Interactive Art.
Production Technology
Foils
       
     
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