Gallery: Edinburgh’s New Prismatic Solar Pavilion Acts As a Giant Sun D...

 
This glittering glass pavilion was built by artist Karen Forbes as a dazzling addition to the Edinburgh Arts Festival that celebrates the sun, light and optics. Situated at the base of the Melville Monument in St. Andrew Square Gardens, the Solar Pavilion is composed of nine segments forming a semi-circle in the center of the park. On display for the month of August, the pavilion works in conjunction with the obelisk tower as an informal sun-dial to mark the passage of time. The prismatic temporary pavilion will serve as the focal point of the festival and a space for artists' talks and gatherings for the rest of the month.

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  1. Jacalyn August 22, 2011 at 3:03 am

    You got to push it-this essteanil info that is!

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