All Blog Posts Tagged 'Cloud' (6)

Large Glowing Panels Mimic Clouds in the Sky

Take a walk through the clouds in this installation by multimedia artist Eduardo Coimbra. Based in Rio de Janeiro, Coimbra studied engineering and architecture, which are both reflected in the majority of his creative projects. Many of his site-specific pieces are large-scale works that explore the idea of landscapes as synthetic constructions that represent reality. He says, " “[My] work is…


Added by katie hosmer on January 5, 2013 at 10:16am — No Comments

Magnificent Electric Cloud Formed Out of 5,000 Lightbulbs

Calgary-based artist Caitlind r. c. Brown, in collaboration with multi-talented machinist, musician, and artist Wayne Garrett, built this surreal cloud for the contemporary art festival, Nuit Blanche Calgary. Formed out of more than 5,000 light bulbs, as well as metal pull-strings and steel, the sculpture hung overhead throughout the night as a fun and interactive public display. Visitors could…


Added by katie hosmer on September 19, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

Cloud Cities Inspired by Soap Bubbles and Spider Webs

Head on over to Berlin's Hamburger Bahnhof (a former railway station) from now till January 15, 2012, and get ready to feel like you've stepped into a strange and surreal dream. Artist Tomás Saraceno has created a massive installation consisting of 20 large balloons, some of which you can actually enter. Bounce on the transparent floors and then look through the spheres… Continue

Added by alice on September 29, 2011 at 9:30am — 2 Comments

Cloud Playhouse (3 pics)

"We experience a contradiction between what our eyes enjoy and what our mind knows."- Dietrich Wegner

At first glance, this happy-go-lucky playhouse could look like any child's dream. But then, the shape reminds us of a mushroom cloud and we're left feeling a little uneasy...

"In Playhouse, I combine an atomic bomb’s mushroom cloud, with one of the safest… Continue

Added by alice on March 3, 2011 at 9:30am — 7 Comments

Pixel Cloud (3 pics)

Designed by Jason Bruges Studio, Pixel Cloud is an eight-story tall 3D matrix of light globes suspended in the North Atrium of the Allen & Overy Building in London. The spacing between these globes is in response to the architectural grid of the Foster and Partners building, and the chandelier reacts in real-time to changes in environmental conditions. The installation was…


Added by Eugene on May 1, 2010 at 12:30pm — 1 Comment

Modern Architecture - Singapore's Digital Cloud Skyscraper (5 pics)

Designed by Singapore-based Design Act, this digital cloud skyscraper was a finalist in a competition to design Singapore's pavilion for the World Expo 2010. Entitled “My Dream, Our Vision”, the project is constructed from 3866 cubes of varying opacity that perfectly encapsulates the spirit of Singapore as an efficient, dynamic, cosmopolitan, and forward-looking nation. Embodying "xin" (or "new"), visitors are encouraged by music to post their dreams… Continue

Added by Eugene on April 3, 2009 at 8:47am — 2 Comments

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