Surface materials of glass, perforated plate, and stone extend and twist along the steel structure, creating a complicated architecture full of vitality. However, the unique façade form also created great difficulties in lighting design.
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Gilmar Group’s need to perfectly light the space, characterized by multiple shades and colors, has meant that the choice was made for a technology with a patent that’s exclusive to Martini: HD RETINA LED, the high-performance LED that lends itself to lighting situations where it’s necessary to balance different color temperatures; highlighting the garment and rendering a perfectly balanced color saturation.
The metallic veil that enwraps the program volumes establishes a distinctive presence on the San Antonio skyline, changing in appearance with different patterns of daylight and coming alive at night with programmable LEDs. Using the power of parametrics to establish mathematical rules governing the form and construction of the system, the project team could make continuous modifications at a high level and let the software re-draw the details of the resulting panel configurations.