Biomed Realty Film, Digital, Design & Branding Diffusion Choir by Sosolimited

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Diffusion Choir

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Industry Real Estate
Media Film, Digital, Interactive & Mobile, Design & Branding
Market United States
Agency Sosolimited
Released October 2016


D&AD 2017
Spatial & Experiential Design Installation Design Graphite Pencil

Credits & Description

Agency: Sosolimited
Client: Biomed Realty
Direction, Design, and Development: Sosolimited
Design and Engineering: Plebian Design
Design, Engineering, and Fabrication: Hypersonic
Diffusion Choir is a kinetic sculpture that visualizes the movements of an invisible flock of birds. Four hundred paper-like elements form a suspended volume in the sunlit atrium. Each element can independently fold open and close, controlled by custom software running a flocking algorithm.
The movements of the sculpture are perpetually evolving, driven by the flocking simulation. The graceful breath-like movements of the piece create an open, contemplative space for the inhabitants of the building to enjoy. For all the complex technology behind it, the end effect is elegant and calming.