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LightHive by Alex Haw

( via dezeen )

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

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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.

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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.

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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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