Story Wall Eskilstuna | colourful shadows

In ART, EUROPE, NIGHT LIFE On
- Updated

The design of the Story Wall in Eskilstuna, Sweden, with lighting design by AF Lighting, took home an Award of Merit, accepted in person by Kai Piippo, IALD, on behalf of the ÅF design team.

The municipality of Eskilstuna, Sweden requested a lighting solution that would turn a dark pedestrian tunnel into a more inviting place while keeping costs to a minimum.

It isn’t until you step into the tunnel that you see how the lighting creates a unique and colorful shadow show that mimics your movements as you walk, run, bike or dance through.

While keeping to a low budget, the lighting design had to work with existing white tiled walls and grey concrete pillars, and designers couldn’t change, rather needed to complement, the yellow-toned light cast by the existing luminaires.  The result has turned the tunnel into a local attraction that promotes playfulness, creativity and a sense of community for the citizens.

One of the main goals of the design was to improve the citizen’s everyday impression of their city by presenting a happy, colorful installation accessible to everyone. By turning the tunnel into an attractive meeting point, the unique installation also promotes community and interaction among the citizens.

The technique used to create the lighting is easy, even obvious, but extremely effective: red, green and blue luminaires cast colored shadows from each passerby onto the white walls. In combination with their distance from the walls, visitors’ movements affect the appearance of the space.

As one judge wrote, “dozens of people who would have passed through this space daily – without thought for their surroundings given a more typical lighting solution – now find cause for delight and curiosity and interaction because of the thoughtful use of light.”

©版权声明:该项目部分资料来源于IALD,由LIGHT UP翻译编辑,如需转载,请在后台回复“转载”。任何平台未经授权不得转载。如有任何疑问,请联系[email protected]

 

 

You may also read!

Learning to Master the Art of Your Career

It doesn’t matter what you do for a living — whether you work in medicine or retail, law or

Read More...
Shenzhen-Slush

Slush Shenzhen 2019

朋友圈最潮最酷的活动你还不知道吗? 这个夏天要空降深圳啦! Haven’t you heard of the coolest event?  ​This summer will be launched in Shenzhen!! -----活动时间----- 2019年8月8日 -----Event Time----- August 8, 2019  -----活动地点----- 深圳坪山高新区综合服务中心-会议中心 -----Event Venue----- Shenzhen Pingshan International Expo Centre 还不了解Slush? Slush于2008年在芬兰赫尔辛基创立,致力于将初创企业、科技人才、投资者、企业家和媒体联系起来的,这个由最初300人组成的队伍如今已成长为欧洲规模最大、规格最高、享誉国际的初创企业大会。 What’s Slush? Slush

Read More...
wall-street-shenzhen-blog

Michio Kaku on AI and ‘Perfect Capitalism’: Is he correct? If not, what’s next?

Neoliberalism is, according to Perry Anderson, “the most successful ideology in world history”. After all, what could be more important

Read More...

Mobile Sliding Menu

WP Twitter Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com