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23 Feb Light – Water – Screens

The Light – Water – Screens façade is an artwork evocative of light on rippling water, that primarily addresses a public courtyard, enhancing the experience of daylight within, while simultaneously providing solar shading to the office space and acting as visual privacy screening. Reflections on…

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23 Feb The Israel Museum

JCDA led the design for the renovation and expansion of The Israel Museum, Jerusalem deploying light to articulate the visitors’ passage through the campus. The scheme is new construction totalling 95,000 sq ft. It includes the reorganization of visitor circulation and new entrance pavilions. These…

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23 Feb Light Helix

A playful structure suspended in the café space of the Royal Albert Hall directs and reflects light around the room in place of a more traditional light fitting. The café space inside the Royal Albert Hall is tall and full of light, curving around the…

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23 Feb Dichroic Light Field

The Dichroic Light Field responds to the planar nature of the setting and appears to trap ambient light on the surface while creating an illusion of depth. It is the winning competition entry for the blank exterior wall of a health club on Columbus Avenue…

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23 Feb Ice Falls

The Ice Falls transforms the new Hearst HQ public entrance lobby into an extraordinary threshold by a custom-designed installation of raked cast prisms. The original building’s six-storey façade is retained adding a one-storey high clerestory and glass roof, from which the Foster + Partner’s Hearst…

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23 Feb Gucci Ginza

The Gucci building is a refined prismatic tower wrapped in unique rolled glass that interacts with the sun through refraction and reflection. The façade design for the new seven-storey Gucci flagship store in Tokyo’s vibrant Ginza district is clad in an elegant and shimmering envelope…

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23 Feb Fluid Glass

The Fluid Glass installation was to be the first architectural-scale structure ever constructed from this type of ultra-thin glass. The form celebrates the material and reflects the serpentine convolutions of the River Thames. The Fluid Glass sculpture was proposed for the London Design Festival and…

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23 Feb Lens Ceiling

The Lens Ceiling is a unique public artwork that is the focal point of the Special Proceedings Courtroom of the new Federal Building and US Courthouse in Phoenix, designed by Richard Meier & Partners. This delicate, suspended cable structure is a spherical form intersecting a…

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23 Feb Lichthof Façade and Roof

The design of the Lichthof Façade in the German Foreign Office in Berlin creates a physical and symbolic threshold. Transparent but at the same time a boundary, the ambiguity inherent in using glass as a metaphor for openness is made explicit. Conceived by the architects…

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23 Feb Plantation Place Galleria

The Plantation Place Galleria is a covered semi-public passageway between two phases of a new office development in the heart of the City of London. The design is a transparent glass roof with a minimal number of structural elements. To achieve this, the glass is…

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23 Feb Fin Façade

A close collaboration with architect, contractor and client has produced a successfully integrated and subtle work, which uses the fins on the façade to maximise the effect of the light conditions on the inside and outside of the building. The artwork is integrated within the…

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23 Feb Periscopic Passage

A new coloured and mirrored curved passage cuts through the ground floor of an office building on Leipziger Platz, Berlin creating an unexpected spatial experience. A bright wall with a different colour at either end lines one side of the space. Because of the curved…

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