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Windows/lights have been used on
buildings before, but only to create static
images, like letter forms, but "Your Large
Building as a Television" allows your
building to create full colour moving
images, and by doing so become a
Only some buildings with the following
are suitable for conversion:
they must have a large number of
individual rooms all facing outwards, and
a substantial exterior surface area.
The process of conversion is fairly
straight forward, and only involves the
installation of three extra bright primary
coloured bulbs in each room, these being
connected to a central processor, so that
each apartment becomes an individual
All of these are then connected to a
processor, so that rapidly moving images
in full colour are created when the
building is viewed from a sufficient
A puny version in monchrome
small scale building.... scroll down to figure 4 to see what I have in mind, then think of these pixel bulbs as the windows on a large building. [xenzag, Oct 25 2006]
Liberty Hall Dublin
another idea becomes reality [xenzag, Oct 17 2009]
[xenzag, Oct 17 2009]
||//when the building is viewed from a sufficient distance.//
||Far away enough to render the building in perspective to the size of, say, a 15" television 2 metres away?
||Who gets to hold the remote?
||This is exactly the effect I wanted to achieve. It seems to have been done in Dublin with external panels fitted to each window. See link.