Gargantuan lace sea urchins light up the night along Singapore’s marina

This lacy installation showcased at Singapore’s iLight Marina Bay Festival looks like a giant urchin that filters sunlight during the day and glows at night. Choi+Shine Architects constructed the installation as a “lacy room” which the visitors can experience from both the outside and the inside, and enjoy its intricate structure and visual effects.

The structures are inspired by sea urchin shells, which are enclosed, yet lightweight and porous. Their permeable surface interacts with light and…

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