BOO an interactive zen garden by studio roosegaarde
BOO   an interactive zen garden by studio roosegaarde
mar 05, 2013

BOO an interactive zen garden by studio roosegaarde

‘boo’ by studio roosegaard6-meter high pillars of light with electronics, sounds peakers, software, black rubber, lenses and LEDs



after experimenting with LED light in previous projects ‘dune’ and ‘crystal’, studio roosegaarde (daan roosegaarde) decided to add some eastern influences to his work. with ‘boo’ he creates a mystical garden which connects the students of the hotelschool in amsterdam with the eastern continent. the 6-meter high pillars create an illusive landscape of cricket sounds and green light. the more visitors interact withthe installation, the more active the pillars become both amongst each other as well as the people in the space. when no visitors are around, the ‘boo’ ghost awakes and wonders through the ‘zen garden’.




BOO   an interactive zen garden by studio roosegaardewhile walking through the poles, the sound of enhanced crickets surrounds the visitor and one can see the green lights challenging them to interact



BOO   an interactive zen garden by studio roosegaardestudents can relax and interact with high-tech bamboo




BOO   an interactive zen garden by studio roosegaardethe sound of crickets accompanies the changes in light




BOO   an interactive zen garden by studio roosegaardethe installation draws its influences from that of the zen gardens of asia




BOO   an interactive zen garden by studio roosegaardedetail of the pillars of light




BOO   an interactive zen garden by studio roosegaardedaan roosegaardeportrait © designboom




BOO   an interactive zen garden by studio roosegaarde

design indaba conference 2013daan roosegaarde  has been one of the speakers at the 3-day design conference in cape town, south africa. the design indaba conference, which took place at the cape town international convention centre from february 27 to march 1, featured forty protagonists from the architecture, art and design world.



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