Impulse

Submitted by CS Design

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Client: Partenariat du Quartier des Spectacles

Location: MONTREAL, QC, Canada

Completion date: 2015

Artwork budget: $227,000

Project Team

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Lateral Office

Architect

CS Design

Overview

The Place des Festival in Quartier des Spectacles—Montreal’s Entertainment District—is transformed into a space of urban play through a series of thirty interactive sound producing, luminous see-saws that respond and transform when in motion. The seesaws form repetitive units of light and sound that can be activated and played by the public to create a temporal, ever-changing event. Impulse embodies ideas of serialism, repetition, and variation to produce zones of intensity and calm.