Orbit, Landing, Moon and Lift Off are combinations of two or three modules and represent the mission’s four stages. The structure is birch plywood providing stability and lightness. The light enclosure is aluminum. The panels are spaced a few millimeters apart, letting light through and accentuating its outline.
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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.
Made from birch plywood, stainless steel, and concrete, the installation generates ever-changing perspectives depending on the time of day, weather and climatic conditions. Sited on the edge of a rocky cliff and overlooking the sea and nearby city, “dynamics in impermanence” is also an exploration into how photography can break down the authentic artistic experience.