SWAROVSKI CHANDELIER

Crystal Palace

The collaboration between Zaha Hadid and Swarovski Crystal Palace was an opportunity to challenge preconceived notions of lighting design on a large-scale. Drawing inspiration from self-organising systems and nanotechnology, the project redefines the chandelier, transforming it from a passive object merely hung from the ceiling to a reflective light source that forcefully engages with the space.

Material: Swarovski Crystal, Aluminium, SS Cabling, Copper wire, Microprinted LEDs.

Year
2009
Client
Swarovski

Size
 6 x 2.5 x 10.5 m
Design 
Saffet Kaya Bekiroglu
Zaha Hadid Architects

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