Structural Illumination

Seeking to draw attention, structures turn to bright neon aesthetics

Implications - Going beyond architectural form and design, buildings are incorporating brazen neon colors to create a lasting visual impression. Using methods of illumination to bring typically mundane structures to life, these grandiose neon aesthetics reflect a blatant desire to deviate from the norm.
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Warm Top 6 Examples: 37,772 Total Clicks Aug 12 - Aug 14
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Futuristic Drug Stores - The Lordelo Pharmacy Boasts a Bright Green Beacon
SCORE: 5.6
Warm 12,766 Clicks Pub: Jan 4, 13
Futuristic Drug Stores
The Lordelo Pharmacy Boasts a Bright Green Beacon
Medicine and medical treatments are often at the forefront of innovation, so it is only natural that a store selling pharmaceutical drugs would look as futuristic as the Lordelo Pharmacy. Located in... [More]
Color-Changing Architecture - This Building in Seoul has Light Up Windows That Change Color
SCORE: 4.7
Warm 12,046 Clicks Pub: Jun 18, 13
Color-Changing Architecture
This Building in Seoul has Light Up Windows That Change Color
This impressive new building in the Gangnam district of Seoul has large light-up windows that are sure to grab the attention of passersby. The design team at MVRDV came up with this fantastic flashy... [More]
Colorfully Illuminated Overpasses - The Rainbow Bridge Glows Whimsically in the Night
SCORE: 5.1
Warm 4,976 Clicks Pub: Aug 7, 12
Colorfully Illuminated Overpasses
The Rainbow Bridge Glows Whimsically in the Night
While not as intense as the Rainbow Bridge found in ancient myths and children’s stories (for instance, the one featured in the legends of Thor), this colorfully illuminated overpass is still... [More]
LED Honeycomb Structures - Chris Knapp's Cellular Tessellation Installation is Fuelled by Geometry
SCORE: 3.9
Warm 4,120 Clicks Pub: Jun 20, 14
LED Honeycomb Structures
Chris Knapp's Cellular Tessellation Installation is Fuelled by Geometry
The Cellular Tessellation installation by Chris Knapp transforms Sydney, Australia’s booming metropolis with light, music and ideas. The project opened for three weeks in May and June as part... [More]
Color-Changeing LED Architecture - The La Vitrine Culturelle Embodies an Urban Spirit
SCORE: 2.4
Mild 2,320 Clicks Pub: Nov 21, 13
Color-Changeing LED Architecture
The La Vitrine Culturelle Embodies an Urban Spirit
The La Vitrine Culturelle by Moment Factory is a fresh and modern take on traditional corporate architecture. Located in the heart of Montreal, Canada, this angular structure is living up to its... [More]
Neon Housing Pavilions - The Shelter Island House by Stamberg Aferiat and Associates is Vividly Bold
SCORE: 1.5
Untested 1,544 Clicks Pub: Jul 15, 13
Neon Housing Pavilions
The Shelter Island House by Stamberg Aferiat and Associates is Vividly Bold
Entitled the Shelter Island House, this vibrantly hued and modern project is the work of the creative team at Stamberg Aferiat and Associates architecture firm. With its central New York location,... [More]