Wave/Cave’ by SHoP ARCHITECTS, PHT Lighting Design and Luce&Light
The installation, designed by the New York firm SHoP Architects, evokes the idea of geological time marked by the different eras. It uses 1670 blocks of unglazed terracotta to create 797 profiles on 3 levels, alluding to the idea of rock stratification.
The lighting, designed by PHT Lighting Design, brings out the beauty and porous nature of the material and creates a play of volumes between the façade, compact and regular, and the interior, which reveals a surprisingly rich ornamentation.
For this installation, L&L supplied 89 FLORI 1.0 projectors, which were positioned on the external perimeter and between the strata of the interior.
The chosen outdoor lighting fixtures have 15° optics, a 2700K warm white light colour, and anthracite finish.
Project SHoP Architects
Construction NBK KERAMIK, METALSIGMA TUNESI
with Arup, Cricursa, PHT Lighting Design
Lights L&L Luce&Light
From 3 to 15 April 2017
INTERNI Material Immaterial
University of Milan
via Festa del Perdono 7, Milan
from 3 to 9 April, from 10 am to midnight
from 10 to 14 April, from 10 am to 10 pm
on 15 April, from 10 am to 6 pm