15. LUMEN at MoMA PS1
The Young Architects Program winner for 2017 is LUMEN, a structure by Jenny Sabin Studio which adapts to heat and sunlight. The one-million yards of digitally knitted fiber that make up the canopy display photo-luminescent color under sunlight and emit glowing light after sundown.
LUMEN, which will serve as the setting for the 20th season of Warm Up (outdoor music series), “applies insights and theories from biology, materials science, mathematics, and engineering — integrating high-performing, formfitting, and adaptive materials into a structure where code, pattern, human interaction, environment, geometry, and matter operate together.” LUMEN will be on view at MoMA PS1 until September 4, 2017.