Blooming Street Lights

Can thoughtfully designed public art contribute to increasing pedestrian safety and convenience? With advanced technologies, HQ Architects installed an interactive public art installation in Jerusalem’s Valero Square. As part of an effort to revitalize the square, the installation provides weather protection for pedestrians during sunny or rainy days and unique tram alarms alerting train-catchers to hurry up. Check out how two eye-catching flower towers react...

Date

May 27, 2016

Can thoughtfully designed public art contribute to increasing pedestrian safety and convenience? With advanced technologies, HQ Architects installed an interactive public art installation in Jerusalem’s Valero Square. As part of an effort to revitalize the square, the installation provides weather protection for pedestrians during sunny or rainy days and unique tram alarms alerting train-catchers to hurry up. Check out how two eye-catching flower towers react to pedestrians and approaching public transit by blooming their immense air-blown flower pedals. Art that is integrated with transit and that (literally) improves the human experience, the start of a growing trend?

*Images via HQ Architects