marking the transition: arts & healthcare
(Design, Public Art)


"Amidst all the discussions of heating pipes and suspended ceilings the art is a real breath of fresh air."

Dr Ian Garbutt 14 Jul 2004


marking the transition, public art, arts & healthcare, site-responsive, InSites, architectural glass, aquarium, poetry, text, interactive, sensor-led, lighting, design, visualisation of data, photography, wheatgrass, participatory, language




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The Atrium light feature

This centrepiece, hangs in the surgery atrium above the reception desk, and visibly responds to changes in temperature levels.

The LED colour changing technology combined with sensor ? led electronics was developed in collaboration with Mark Newbold, an electronics engineer.

This "thermometer" displays changes via routed & etched acrylic panels creating an aesthetic and educational focal point.

The 10 panels hang from a stainless steel frame shaped in the form of the Caduceus, a well-known medical symbol.

perspex etch & LEDs Barlite


for further information see PDF(s) :

Atrium light feature

 Atrium light feature (378KB)


 full project details on sensor-led light feature


interfaces of location and memory