Located in Lille, France, the Lotus Dome by Studio Roosegaarde appears to come to life as visitors interact with the piece.
This installation consists of a dome composed of metallic pieces that are flower shaped. The flowers featured in this piece are made of a material developed by designers, called 'lotus foil,' that seemingly reacts to changes in light. Lotus foil is composed of polyester film material put together in layers.
Lotus Dome also features sensors that aid in the detection of human movement and interaction to make a piece that is seemingly alive and responsive. This installation boasts a rare quality of mimicking life while bringing people to its stunning background space of decorate church.
The Lotus Dome by Studio Roosegaarde Interacts to Appear Alive
1. Interactive Installations - New opportunities exist in designing interactive installations that mimic life.
2. Responsive Art - There is a growing trend in using sensors to create responsive art.
3. Smart Materials - Developing smart materials like 'lotus foil' can result in innovative art installations that react to changes in light and movement.
1. Art - The art industry can utilize interactive and responsive installations to create immersive experiences for visitors.
2. Architecture - Responsive materials and installations like the Lotus Dome can be used in architecture to create dynamic and energy-efficient buildings.
3. Design - Designers can explore using smart materials and sensors to create innovative products that are responsive to their environment.