immersive inflated domes   luminaria by architects of air
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dec 03, 2012
immersive inflated domes luminaria by architects of air


‘mirazoza’ luminaria by architects of air
image © architects of air

 

 

british firm architects of air are showing one of their monumental walk-in pneumatic sculptures ‘mirazoz’ as part of of lille3000‘s fantastic 2012
festival in france until the 13th of january, 2013. the polychromatic inflated structure is inspired by the pure forms of geometry and nature,
islamic architecture and modern architectural innovators such as buckminster fuller and frei otto – inviting visitors into an immersive experience of light,
colour, sound and also performance.

 

the distinctly organic space is composed of specially engineered PVC plastic, tailored to create a weave of winding paths and meandering tunnels.
the luminarium is made up of around 20 elements that are zipped together on site to occupy an area of approximately 1000 square metres,
with the material – made up of only four colors – transmitting daylight through its surface to create a vibrantly luminous space.
visitors are welcomed into a labyrinthine of chambers and yawning domes, encouraged to move through the vivid reflections of liquid colour
spilling across the undulating walls, and into another universe.

 

 

 
the polychromatic inflated structure is inspired by the pure forms of geometry and nature, islamic architecture and modern architectural innovators such as buckminster fuller and frei otto
image © architects of air

 

 


the structures invite visitors into an immersive experience of light, colour, sound and also performance
image © architects of air

 

 


the distinctly organic space is composed of specially engineered PVC plastic, tailored to create a weave of winding paths and meandering tunnels
image © architects of air

 

 


the luminarium is made up of around 20 elements that are zipped together on site to occupy an area of approximately 1000 square metres
image © architects of air

 

 


the same space presents completely different colors and experiences – encouraging visitors to explore
image © architects of air

 

 


visitors are welcomed into a labyrinthine of chambers and yawning domes
image © architects of air

 

 


image © architects of air

 

 


image © architects of air

 

 


the domes from the outside
image © architects of air

 

 


image © architects of air

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