Urban Creature Born for Indie Music
Then there are architectural lighting projects that illuminate the distinctive features of each building and highlight the building’s vocation. For example, one side of the Maison du Festival is decorated with illuminated photographs of jazz greats.
Building or project owner : Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Korea
Architecture : SCALe
Project artist/ concept/ design/ planning : Tesoc Hah
Facade design : SCALe
Light design : SCALe
Lighting control software : DMX
Project co-ordination : SCALe
Interaction design/ programming : SCALe
Facade type and geometry (structure) : three dimensional structural frame covered with LED lighting panels and glass
Kind of light creation : lighting panel with side LED lighting
Resolution and transmitting behaviour : Low resolution The light patterns are created by its users
Pixel distance : 80-120cm
Luminace : Medium brightness - the façade is only being used at dawn and night.
Urban situation : The building is situated on local municipal government owned street parking in one of the most popular nightlife destinations in Seoul. The building can be seen from all directions.
Description of showreel : An user can download a smart phone application and design his/her own lighting patter effect and choose his/her favorite indie music. Xindie (the building) is therefore performing very personal media performance right in front of the user.