LIGHT Lab 5.1: VAV Architects

8 Nov

Cool architecture, Light Pavilion in Helsinki by VAV arquitectos, sundial on exteriorCool architecture, Light Pavilion in Helsinki by VAV arquitectos, sundial on exteriorCool architecture, Light Pavilion in Helsinki by VAV arquitectos, sundial on exteriorCool architecture, Light Pavilion in Helsinki by VAV arquitectos, sundial on exterior

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LIGHTlab 5.1 designed by VAV Architects was located this past summer in Helsinki, Finland. The pavilion/installation served a dual purpose: as a retreat from the sun’s overpowering intrusiveness — typical of the long summer days in the Nordic city — and a place where light and its impact are understood and respected. In addition, the exterior of the structure acted as a natural sundial, capturing and mapping the passage of the day.

You can experience it a little better in the video below:

via afasia

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