stained glass park by atomic3 stained glass park by atomic3
apr 17, 2012

stained glass park by atomic3

‘éclats de verre’ atomic3 image by martine doyon

designboom has received french-canadian design firm atomic3‘s most recent work, ‘éclats de verre’ developed for luminothérapie 2012. the human-scale colored panel maze has been displayed in the heart of montreal, quebec, canada, resembling a massive stained-glass window, deconstructed to span the length of a public gathering space.  the ‘labyrinthe chromatique’ is a rainbow urban sculpture comprised of several large, clear panels situated in a manner which interacts with both natural and artificial light. the rectangular pieces either enhance the surrounding space with vibrantly-shaded shadows cast on the ground and passers by or made bright with man-made illumination in the night.

the rainbow, clear panels interact with light of the exterior environment image by martine doyon

during the daytime, the sunshine filters through the vibrant, rectangular windows image by louis xavier gagnon lebrun

an aerial perspective of the urban installation image by jean-sèbastien côté

a detailed perspective of ‘éclat de verre’ image by louis xavier gagnon lebrun

image by louis xavier gagnon lebrun

‘éclats de verre/ATOMIC3.CA’ by atomic3

project info: designers and creators: félix dagenais, louis-xavier gagnon-lebrun, and eric gautron of atomic3 producer: michel granger collaborators: les ateliers numériques interactive system: philippe jean sound designer: jean-sébastien côté video programming: alexis rivest image display and processing system: vyv corporation

  • Outstanding creative ideas which i always admire your blog and suggest it to my colleagues. Thanks

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