Noma Earth Tubes – Manchester, United Kingdom

Description
NOMA Earth Tubes are part of NOMA, an urban regeneration project in North Manchester. Thanks to an innovative lighting installation from Traxon, the climate towers are not only functional but also make the landscape more attractive. Each of the three approximately 5.60 meter high concrete towers have a slightly different shape, and have been encased with a media screen of Traxon String RGBs, each of which has 5,760 individually controllable light points. For the top of the towers a disc of Traxon Media Tube® RGB was created to make a round media screen which would fit across the grill without interfering with the air flow of the structure. 10,800 individually addressable light points were installed in total across the three “lids”. To top things off, each tower was also equipped with a crown light consisting of OSRAM LINEARlight FLEX IP LED modules. The whole lighting installation is managed using e:cue servers which provide the facilities needed to control the media screens and the interactive part of the project.
 
The flexibility of the OSRAM solution not only enabled all the elements of the lighting system to be perfectly adapted but also four different lighting modes to be implemented – organic video, motion tracking, gesture control and Twitter mode. Sensors mean that the lights follow people around the tubes and can depict shadows on the structures. Individuals can also activate basic color changes via tweets which happen in the blink of an eye.
 
Partner: Studiotech
Details
Category : Architectural   Lighting Designer : Cundall Light4
Client : Noma   Architect : StudioTech
Location : Manchester, United Kingdom   Designer : -
Date : 2015-09-01   Installer : -
 Location on map 
Other Showcases
  • OSRAM Design Center, Shenzhen - Shenzhen, China
  • CoorsTek Gallery & Office – Tokyo, Japan
  • Bus Terminal Schiphol Noord – Schiphol, The Netherlands
  • Biaxial Tower - Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Campus Cambridge, MA, USA
  • Wuhan Two Rivers and Four Banks – Wuhan, China
  • Sea Containers House – London, United Kingdom
  • Madison College – Madison, WI, USA
  • Júlia Center – Andorra la Vella, Andorra
  • JenTower LEUCHTTURM – Jena, Germany
  • Libeskind Sculptures – Milan, Italy
  • Great Western Quarter – London, United Kingdom
  • Box Park – Dubai, UAE
  • The Middle Ring Expressway – Suzhou, China
  • OSRAM Lighting Solutions exhibits in Light Middle East 2015 – Dubai, UAE
  • Radisson Blu Hotel – Frankfurt, Germany
  • Shanghai Tower – Shanghai, China
  • Court of Final Appeal – Hong Kong, China
  • Suzhou International Expo Center - Suzhou, China
  • NH Collection Eurobuilding Madrid - Madrid, Spain
  • Fraunhofer Institute – Aachen, Germany
  • Private Residence – Toronto, ON, CA
  • Spike Sports Hall - Budapest, Hungary
  • “Time/Light Wall” – Long Island City, NY, US
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground – Melbourne, Australia
  • AIA Capital Center – Bangkok, Thailand
  • National Gymnastics Arena – Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Várkert Bazár Conference Room - Budapest, Hungary
  • Ruislip Manor Station Bridge – London, United Kingdom
  • GEMS Ichigaya – Tokyo, Japan
  • Ali Bin Hamad Al Attiya Arena - Doha, Qatar
  • Lotte Center Hanoi – Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Grand Hyatt Incheon – Incheon, South Korea
  • Täby Centrum Shopping Mall – Täby, Sweden
  • San Mamés Stadium – Bilbao, Spain
  • German Oceanographic Museum - Stralsund, Germany
  • Youth-and-Culture-Church St. Peter - Frankfurt, Germany
  • TV Asahi EX Tower + EX Theater Roppongi – Tokyo, Japan
  • Maywood Medical - Maywood, NJ, USA
  • Gateway Community College - New Haven, CT, USA
  • Szczecin Philharmonic - Szczecin, Poland
  • Pacific Science Center Arches - Seattle, WA, USA
  • Brookfield Place (Heritage Façade) – Toronto, ON, Canada
  • St. Paulus Cathedral - Münster, Germany
  • Sparkasse Paderborn-Detmold - Paderborn, Germany
  • PURE - Cologne, Germany
  • OPTIMALL – Hong Kong, China
  • m:con Congress Center Rosengarten - Mannheim, Germany
  • Harpa Concert Hall - Reykjavík, Iceland
  • Saint Thomas A’ Becket Church - Jefferson Hills, PA, USA
  • Binary Sculpture of Manyata Embassy Business Park - Bangalore, India
  • Lighting Box – Tokyo, Japan
  • Arena Corinthians – São Paulo, Brazil
  • Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre - Singapore
  • Edificio Renaissance - Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • go.went.gone. - Frankfurt/Main, Germany
  • Shanghai International Harbour Terminal – Shanghai, China
  • Riverside City Hall - Riverside, CA, USA
  • Corporate Office Break Room - Overland Park, KS, USA
  • Franz Keller Winery - Oberbergen, Germany
  • Möbel Martin - Mainz, Germany
  • Private Residence, Spa & Garage - Zurich, Switzerland
  • The Crystal – London, United Kingdom
  • National Mining Museum – Newtongrange, United Kingdom
  • Tennent’s Wellpark Brewery – Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Blast Furnace PHOENIX West - Dortmund, Germany
  • Allianz Headquarters (WTorre Elevator) - São Paulo, Brazil
  • Hotel Pullman - Ibirapuera - São Paulo, Brazil
  • Staircase Trostberg – Trostberg, Germany
  • BayArena - Leverkusen, Germany
  • Noevir Tokyo Headquarters – Tokyo, Japan
  • Staircase in the Stadthof - Zurich, Switzerland
  • Bülow Carré - Stuttgart, Germany
  • Savant Pharm S.A. - El Tío, Córdoba, Argentina
  • University Hospital Münster – Münster, Germany
  • Lighting Technology Manufacture - Leipzig, Germany
  • Centro Cultural Caixa – Recife, Brazil
  • Amsterdam ArenA – Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Oil Port Bridge - Raunheim, Germany
  • "Zacheta" National Gallery of Art - Warsaw, Poland
  • Perry Monument – Erie, PA, USA
  • Carlton City Hotel Singapore – Singapore
  • Heating Power Plant in Linden - Hannover, Germany
  • Vonhaucke – Mexico City, Mexico
  • Klodzko fortress – Klodzko, Poland
  • Hanjie Wanda Plaza – Wuhan, China
  • Rendezvous Grand Hotel Singapore – Singapore
  • Hirmer eShop Headquarter – Munich, Germany
  • Global flagship UNIQLO Paris Opéra Store - Paris, France
  • Kiel Fjord Landmark Light Installation – Kiel, Germany
  • Axel Springer Publishing House – Hamburg, Germany
  • Kempinski Ambience Hotel Delhi - Shahdara, India
  • PSA Building – Singapore
  • Eaton - Cleveland, OH, USA
  • 650 Fifth Avenue - New York, NY, USA
  • BASF Corporation - Florham Park, NJ, USA
  • Beacon of Hope - Joplin, MO, USA
  • Memorial Park Bosnjaci – Zagreb, Croatia
  • DRAGONFLY Office Building – Seoul, South Korea
  • Hypercube Skolkovo - Moscow, Russia
  • Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome - Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Strand East Tower – London, United Kingdom
  • Lee Gardens One – Hong Kong, China
  • InterContinental Magnificent Mile - Chicago, USA
  • Stockmann Department Store - Helsinki, Finland
  • Grand Stade Lille Métropole - Lille, France
  • Al Gurg Trading & Projects Office – Dubai, UAE
  • Historical Town Hall – Kronach, Germany
  • Sinit Kreisel - Rödenthal, Germany
  • ETECH Center - Linz, Austria
  • EUMETSAT - Darmstadt, Germany
  • Coface Arena - Mainz, Germany
  • O’Hare International Airport Terminal 5 - Chicago, USA
  • Railway Bridge - Warsaw, Poland
  • Pitt Street Mall - Sydney, Australia
  • Galeries Lafayette 'La Coupole' - Paris, France
  • Galeries Lafayette 'Chrysalide' - Paris, France
  • Geolog Stadium - Tyumen, Russia
  • Silo 468 - Helsinki, Finland
  • Maillart Bridge - Aarburg, Switzerland
  • Student Dorm “Light Pole” - Offenbach, Germany
  • Holmenkollen - Oslo, Norway
  • South Street Bridge - Philadelphia, USA
  • National Stadium - Lima, Peru
  • Anyone Who Has a Heart - Manchester, United Kingdom
  • YBM GangNam Center - Seoul City, South Korea
  • FedExField - Landover, MD, USA
  • Le Front 3D Cube - Kawasaki, Kanagawa, Japan
  • Air Navigation Tower - Batumi, Georgia
  • Crystal Hall - Baku, Azerbaijan
  • Flame Towers - Baku, Azerbaijan
  • National Stadium - Warsaw, Poland
  • Capital Gate - Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Kungsmässan - Kungsbacka, Sweden
  • The Detroit People Mover: Millender Station - Detroit, MI USA
  • Belfast: Streets Ahead - Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Triumph – Vienna, Austria
  • Central Tower - Munich, Germany
  • Marriott Marquis - San Diego Marina, California, USA
  • Tischlerei Mayrhofer - Pasching, Austria
  • Shelborne Hotel - Miami Beach, Florida
  • Operation Room With Therapeutic Lighting - Salzburg Austria
  • ECE Shopping Mall - Essen, Germany
  • “Geo Center” Museum of Geology - Møn, Denmark
  • Cube Chandelier – Zwolle, The Netherlands
  • IBM Executive Briefing Center – Rome, Italy
  • Skyline Installation Europe Business Center (EBC) - Banska Bystrica, Slovakia
  • Star Place Façade - Kaohsiung City, Taiwan
  • State Kremlin Palace - Moscow, Russia
  • Oskar-von-Miller-Tower - Munich, Germany
  • OVO - Lyon, France
  • Akmerkez Shopping Mall - Istanbul, Turkey
  • Dante Alighieri School - Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Christ the Redeemer Monument - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Klehr Harrison Harvey Branzburg Lobby - Philadelphia, USA
  • Galleria Seoul Department Store - Seoul, South Korea
  • German Stock Exchange - Frankfurt, Germany
  • HSBC Headquarters Hong Kong, China
  • UNIQLO Shinsaibashi Flagship Store - Osaka, Japan
  • T.C. Ziraat Bank Headquarters - Ankara, Turkey
  • YAS Marina Hotel – Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Siemens Building Technologies Division Headquarters' Car Park - Zug, Switzerland
  • Los Libertadores Bridge - Lima, Peru
  • International Finance Center - Shanghai, China
  • Shanghai World EXPO (Outdoor) - Shanghai, China
  • EVO Crane - Offenbach, Germany
  • David H. Koch Theater, Lincoln Center - New York, NY, USA
  • “The Stage” exhibit - Hong Kong, China
  • Hotel Ambasadori - Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Project Hope - Munich, Germany
  • The Landmark Skywalks - Hong Kong, China
  • HAVER & BOECKER Headquarters - Oelde, Germany
  • Brooklyn Academy of Music - Brooklyn, NY, USA
  • Pachinko ZAP Ofuna Hall - Kanagawa, Japan
  • ICC Hong Kong - Hong Kong, China
  • 180 Montgomery - San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Hong Kong Coliseum (Outdoor) - Hong Kong, China
  • Hong Kong Coliseum (Indoor) - Hong Kong , China
  • W Hotel Hoboken - Hoboken, NJ, USA
  • Vodafone - Prague, Czech Republic
  • Kamppi Shopping Mall - Helsinki, Finland
  • Cronos - Lima, Peru
  • Euratechnologies - Lille, France
  • Light it up Ninja - Yokohama, Japan
  • Spitalfields Market - London, UK
  • Diesel - Marostica , Italy
  • Worldwide Plaza - New York, USA
  • Optimum Shopping Mall - Istanbul, Turkey
  • Prime Maison Oh-Dori Kouen - Sapporo, Japan
  • Hadassah - Jerusalem, Israel
  • Blue Bay Hotel - Netanya, Israel
  • Antwerp Stadsfeestzaal - Antwerp, Belgium
  • 27 Union Square - New York, USA
  • Subaru - Tokyo, Japan
  • Vulcano Museum - Mending, Germany
  • Salt Mine Museum - Berchtesgaden, Germany
  • Lexington Hotel O - New Orleans, USA
  • Hotel Lisboa - Macau, China
  • Haifa Bridge - Haifa, Israel
  • GSC - New York, USA
  • Baccarat Moscow - Moscow, Russia
 
Contact Us
Please contact us for more information on how Traxon can turn your creative visions into reality.