LOTUS DOME \ Daan Roosegaarde

• January 25, 2012

Lotus‘ merges nature and architecture in a futuristic way, pushing the Renaissance architecture of the Sainte Marie Madeleine church into a contemporary, interactive experience.

Daan Roosegaarde

LOTUS DOME is a living dome made out of smart foils which fold open in response to human behavior. As a futuristic vision on the Renaissance LOTUS DOME merges elements of architecture and nature into an interactive experience.

Commissioned for the City of Lille (FR) LOTUS DOME will premiere in Sainte Marie Madeleine Church in Lille; creating futuristic plays of light, sound and shadow.

+ Project facts

Client: Lille 3000, France
Materials: Dome of 3 x 3 x 2 meters with smart foils, lamps, electronics, sound and other media
Artist: Daan Roosegaarde | www.studioroosegaarde.net

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LOTUS DOME, image courtesy Daan Roosegaarde

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LOTUS DOME, image courtesy Daan Roosegaarde

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LOTUS DOME, image courtesy Daan Roosegaarde

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LOTUS DOME, image courtesy Daan Roosegaarde

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LOTUS DOME, image courtesy Daan Roosegaarde

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Category: Design, Lighting

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