Name: Regent Court Motor Court
Location: Dearborn, Michigan
Client: Ford Land Development Corp.
Court office building wraps around a motor court which features an
undulating landscape sculpture of grass, granite, and brick pavers.
Illuminart was called upon to illuminate this expansive sculptural
piece, with its striking contrast of organic shapes to the rigid grid
pattern of the architectural backdrop.
is illuminated by five custom
designed black pylons, located around the perimeter. Each pylon
contains multiple fixtures, aimed at various areas of the sculpture.
The fixtures in the pylons are controlled by a four-circuit electronic
timed crossfader, with fade times set at 7 seconds to slowly change
illumination patterns on the sculpture. At night, the flowing form of
the sculpture is discreetly animated with a breath of light. The subtle
shift of light intensity brings life to the sculpture in the darkness.
The interaction of lighting, architecture, and sculpture in this
fascinating space creates a memorable impression for the viewer, which
translates to added value for the client and a better environment for