Wednesday, July 21, 2010

World Largest Giant Origami Solar-Powered LED Crane

This year’s Coachella music festival in Indio, could use- a giant origami crane at the entrance. And it’s lit up with LEDs and powered by a solar system. Built by LA-based Crimson Collective, the sculpture, called Ascension, was inspired by the Japanese tradition of folding a thousand cranes in order to receive a wish. Thousands of fans enter the festival where they will pass under its welcoming wings, and be part of the collective intention of the crane.

The bird weighs 35,000 pounds with a wingspan of 150 feet. Ascension is a 45 foot tall living art installation made out of modular aluminum tubes and covered with a white mesh fabric called Textilene. The Crane is lit up with thousand of HB LEDs…Another Magnificent decorative structure built by latest lighting technology….


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