TITLE

MY Studio/Höweler + Yoon Architecture's Lo Rez Hi Fi gives a D.C. building a much-needed sense of place

AUTHOR(S)
Linn, Charles
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Architectural Record;Nov2007, Vol. 195 Issue 11, p191
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes the Lo Rez Hi Fi lighting installation created by My Studio/Höweler + Yoon Architecture for a building in Washington, D.C. The Lo Rez portion of the work is an electronic sign comprising a pair of two-sided screens made of 10,000 individually controlled light emitting diodes. The lamps are affixed in pairs to tensioned cables placed 2.4 inches apart and suspended between glass panels, etched to diffuse the light. The second component is Hi Fi, a grid of sidewalk-mounted poles that Yoon describes as stalks.
ACCESSION #
27637368

 

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