The basic material for Chameleon is a multilayered polymeric film with a polyester surface. The Chameleon film separates daylight into prismatic colours through nano or micro layer technology. The film exists of 250 very thin layers of clear polyester. Separation of all prismatic colours happens by reflection of daylight through all the layers and movement of the sun or of the people passing by. The part of the light that is transported through the windows creates specific prismatic colours insi
NMLA Low-cost housing. wrapped in a primarily decorative layer. It is caused by light reflecting off different layers within a material resulting in interference patterns. Martin found a strange ‘dichroic’ film made by 3M. We designed a layered construction in which the film selectively reflects and transmits light to generate shifting colourful patterns. This has become our wrapping.
The Mayor of Tampere has announced Danish architects COBE and Finnish Lundén Architecture as winners of an international competition for the Tampere Travel and Service Centre. The winning scheme, “Reconnecting Tampere” will join two disparate districts in the heart of Finland’s second largest city and establish a “new urban living room” beneath an expansive steel canopy.