window of Calgary Plus 15 walkway with etched image of nordic skier

Calgary Plus 15

Location
Calgary, Alberta
Size
110' x 15'
Completion
January, 2015
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The Calgary Plus 15 is a system of elevated walkways throughout the city used by pedestrians to get around the downtown area in the frigid winters.

The elevated walkways are also able to be viewed by cars on the streets below. For the 100th anniversary of municipal parks in Calgary Eos was asked to create two unique light based installations to tell the story of winter in Calgary Parks.

  • We created two illustrated vignettes that feature winter recreation in the parks and bathed them in subtly shifting, cool light. The challenge was to create a ‘light’ show which would work for commuters in the elevated walkways as well as those driving by.

  • Semi transparent vinyl and custom artwork were used to create an experience of winter which worked inside or outside and in daylight as well as electric light.

Credits
Client: City of Calgary
Creative Direction: Eos Lightmedia
Lighting Design & Supply: Eos Lightmedia
Programming & Commissioning: Eos Lightmedia
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