LightHive by Alex Haw

( via dezeen )


LightHive, an installation by Alex Haw, is at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London until 1 June.


The installation consists of a constellation of over 1,000 suspended LEDs, arranged to recreate the position of every light source in the AA building.


Each LED replicates the intensity, colour and direction of the real light sources, combining to form a 1:6 model of the way light plays through the building.


The LEDs are controlled by infra-red cameras, switching on and off and changing in intensity in response to changes in light use throughout the building.

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