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Crystal Aqua Trees by Torafu Architects

Published Jan 2, 2013

Tokyo-based Torafu Architects created the “Crystal Aqua Trees”, an interactive Christmas lights installation for the outdoor event space of the Sony Building in Ginza, Japan.

“Inspired by the Trevi fountain in Rome, the “Ai no Izumi” (Fountain of Love) charity drive has been held by Sony every year since 1968. For this edition, Torafu architects proposed a new embodiment as an interactive installation.

The Crystal Aqua Trees is a crystal work of art inspired by the concept of a fountain that can be seen as a spray of water as well as a Christmas tree. In response to changes in the landscape of the street and the actions of people, the illumination will play beautiful music in harmony with a gorgeous light display. The movement of people is picked up by a sensor camera, which prompts the pillars of light illuminated by LEDs to change colors to create a glimmering structure. Whenever coins are deposited in the crystal donation box placed in front of the square, the installation responds by switching to a special performance, as if acknowledging the contributions made.”

via UR Design Torafu Architects’ website

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