Flatiron Sky-line | New York, NY
Lighting Designer: LOT Architects
Product Used: Silicon Flex Channel
LOT’s first large-scale public installation in New York City is an arched design which welcomes in passersby to relax in hammocks, look up and enjoy some of New York’s early 20th century skyscrapers including the Flatiron building, the Woolwich building and Met Life Tower.
Led by the principles of simplicity and an interest in the Flatiron skyline, LOT, directed by Eleni Petaloti and Leonidas Trampoukis, designed the installation to change people’s viewpoint of the city. The bright arches of the structure are made from white powder-coated steel tubes illuminated with LED lights in Acolyte's silicon Flex Channel, which hold hammocks underneath their eaves.
"Acolyte's Silicon Flex Channel gave us an easy and durable installation and seamless look." said LOT's Eleni Petaloti. The social sculpture encourages New Yorkers to recharge and engage with the eminent architecture of the Flatiron district.