super nature design: lost in pascal's triangle super nature design: lost in pascal's triangle
jun 21, 2012

super nature design: lost in pascal's triangle

‘lost in pascal’s triangle’ by super nature design

shanghai-based multidisciplinary design company super nature design has developed ‘lost in pascal’s triangle’, an architectural sculpture that draws on the mathematics formula of french mathematician blaise pascal. the interactive lighting piece is composed of 100 triangular LED lights which are supported within a framework of layered fluorescent triangles. in front of this focal element is a series of xylophone triangles which individuals can interact and play with to generate a series of music and lighting sequences.

the framework is composed of 100 triangular LEDs and layered fluorescent triangles

profile view

people interacting with the installation

by tapping xylophone elements situated at the front of the work’s centerpiece, individuals can generate a series of music and lighting sequences

playing the xylophone components


up close of the structural framework

assembling ‘lost in pascal’s triangle’

wiring the LED lights

video of ‘lost in pascal’s triangle’ video courtesy of super nature design

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