Gallery: Canada’s Shimmering Solar Collector Sculpture

 
Solar Collector by Gorbet Design

Earlier this week Cambridge, Canada welcomed a stunning new interactive sculpture that casts a shimmering set of lights against the night sky. Constructed atop a sun-dappled hill, Gorbet Design‘s Solar Collector sweeps the skyline as a gracefully ascending corona of light-laced beams. The interactive installation serves as a conduit for both solar energy and creative input, soaking up sunlight and simple web-based controls throughout the day. Upon nightfall the installation synthesizes its stored reserves into a glimmering light show.

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3 Comments

  1. Jac June 29, 2008 at 11:51 pm

    Beautiful. Looks like the spikes of a lionfish! That’s so cool!

  2. massivemutant.com June 27, 2008 at 11:03 am

    Stunning!

  3. sarah hay June 26, 2008 at 7:41 pm

    this is beautiful! i will be performing at 9:56 pm tonight!

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