Gallery: Glowing Light Installation at Vivid Sydney 2013 is Made from 2...

Traffic cones are good for accomplishing one task: directing traffic. They aren't an obvious candidate for creative reuse, but architecture firm Woods Bagot recently used the bright orange cones to make this large lamp, which looks sort of like a large glowing sea urchin. The interactive installation, dubbed Planet: Under Construction (PUC), is made of 200 traffic cones strapped to a metal structure with bungee cord. Part of this year’s Vivid Sydney Festival of Light, Music and Ideas, PUC is one of the first lighting sculptures that can be seen walking from the city to Circular Quay.

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