Melbourne tower to display weather data via LED animations on its façade
The 40-storey building at 888 Collins Street, in Victoria Harbour, will interpret real-time weather data from the Bureau of Meteorology and will transmit the next day's forecast every half-hour. However, rather than showing the weather report in numbers and with a temperature display [lighting designer] Canadian-born Bruce Ramus said it would be more of an abstract representation and reflection of the environment of Docklands.
Checking the weather forecast on your smartphone is so passé. The Woods Bagot-designed apartment tower will show off a flashy accessory that gives real-time weather data, conceived by lighting designer Bruce Ramus. Completion of the 40-story building is scheduled for 2017.Related:KKT architects... View full entry
Xu Weiping envisions a future for abandoned London docks
“I’m a man with a vision and the ability to turn my dream into reality,” said Mr. Xu,
Julia Werdigier updates readers on Mr. Xu's plans for the long derelict Royal Albert Dock lands. His company Advanced Business Park , has proposed a $1.6 billion development to convert the current "wasteland" into a vibrant global trading hub and "world-class international business... View full entry