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id sigradi2018_1349
authors Fialho Silva, Carolina
year 2018
title White Cube in Evolution: Lighting and Digital Technology in Beyeler Foundation Architecture
source SIGraDi 2018 [Proceedings of the 22nd Conference of the Iberoamerican Society of Digital Graphics - ISSN: 2318-6968] Brazil, São Carlos 7 - 9 November 2018, pp. 52-59
summary This document aims to analyze the lighting system design at the Beyeler Foundation, which is controlled by digital devices. The domination of light is considered its architectural achievement, which generates a peculiar spatial effect. The discussion draws on the white cube concept, as applied in exhibition spaces, on the notion of device, as proposed by Flusser, and on the black box expounded by Latour's theory. The design is understood as the evolution of the white cube, since it maintains the premise of neutral space, but also remains open to the external environment through a glass roof equipped with computerized shutters.
keywords Museum architecture lighting; Digital technology; White cube; Device; Black box
series SIGraDi
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