'the solar collector' interactive light sculpture
jun 22, 2008
'the solar collector' interactive light sculpture


the solar collector

 

 

although june 21st was the longest day of the year in canada, it may have seemed even longer to
residents of cambridge, ontario thanks to a new interactive light installation which began on the
summer solstice. ‘solar collector’ is a project by gorbet design commisioned by the region of
waterloo. the sculpture consists of 12 illuminated metal shafts, all of which are solar powered,
arranged in a graceful curve. each night the project will come to life through a series of animated
light shows, which are created over the web. the entire piece coordinates itself to interact with
the sun’s positioning.

http://www.solarcollector.ca
http://gorbetdesign.com

 

 


the solar collector

 

 


the solar collector’s interactive web controls

 

 


the solar collector with detail of light units and solar panels

 

 


the solar collector with detail of light units and solar panels

 

 


the solar collector

 

 


the solar collector

 

 


the solar collector

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