Luminous LEDs transform Pragues historic Mirror Chapel into an interactive art space

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The lavish interiors of Prague, Czech Republic’s Mirror Chapel was recently transformed into a psychedelic arts space thanks to New York-based design studio SOFTlab. Commissioned by the 2018 Signal Festival that concluded last month, the designers had inserted an interactive and circular art installation made of responsive mirrors and LEDs. Dubbed Iris, the luminous artwork reacted to ambient sound and the movement of people through the rotation of mirrors, creating vertically fragmented images… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



Breathtaking chapel clings to the cliffside for transcendent sea views

OPA is perhaps most famous for their jaw-dropping Casa Brutale, another cliffside building with confirmed plans for construction. Like its predecessor, Lux Aeterna is dramatically embedded into a rocky cliff and sports a giant cross-shaped facade made of glass that gives the building the appearance of a glowing lighthouse at night. Guests enter the underground chapel via a series of concrete steps that lead down into the earth, which helps create thermal insulation to regulate internal temperatures…. View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingEco funeral – Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

Woodland Burial Chapel, Poole – Walkthrough Animation (Western Design Architects)

A low profile, landscape enhancing design for a rural burial chapel with function room. The building is surrounded by a moat and the landscape is built up against the outer walls of the chapel. The new burial chapel will be located in Upton Poole.