Choi+Shine Architects, “The Urchins,”
2017 iLight Marina Bay Festival, Singapore.
The Urchins were created in response to the festivals theme of biomimicry and sustainability.
The Urchins are composed of 20 white hand crocheted segmented panels, which are joined to a series of metal ribs at ground level at the site, and later fastened to a top and bottom ring once suspended. Each Urchin is about 56 feet (17m), and weighs about 220 pounds (100 kg).