Panèo Full Light to the Russian Pavilion at the 2012 Architecture Biennale
1100 LED panels A forest of codes in which to extricate themselves armed with tablet. The Russian Pavilion is thus presented, among the most spectacular than the 2012 architecture Biennale, “I-City” explains the jury, which awarded it with a special mention – adopts a dialectical approach to the past, present and future of Russia And in doing so everything turns into digital spies. The jury was attracted to this magical tour of the mystery and seduced by his visual presentation. The installation uses the QR to present to visitors the Masterplan of the city of Skolkovo, not far from Moscow, in which research centers, universities and residences will arise, designed by Studio of the caliber of Herzon & de Meuron, Sanaa and Oma. A titanic project that is contrasted with the scientific research centers of the past, often hidden by the secret, that the visitor is invited to spy through circular holes that open on the black wall of the ground floor in contrast with the most modern QR-CODE Of the upper floor backlit thanks to the innovative systems that Flexlite proposes.
For this important project, in collaboration with the Studio Speech (Moscow) and St Facade (Turin) we have dealt with all the lighting, plant engineering and furnishing elements.
On the first floor, as well as the most challenging part of the project, consisted of the construction of about 1100 llps of various sizes, mounted on a steel structure, which served as a frame of the entire installation, the function of the various LLP panels was backlit second A very precise scheme a series of qr-queues in laser carved metal.
The LED panels were connected and synchronized by 70 control units managed by a main controller for the management of the various scenarios, with the tablet delivered to the input of the pavilion, thanks to an app designed for the event, the parts of the Skolkovo project were reproduced.
The ground floor preparation consists of about 1300 light points that act as a side dish to about 350 LED panels that backliline as many photographs representing the Russian secret cities during the period of the Cold War, a portal made of laser-carved MDF and backlit connects the Two setting rooms.