Canopy Toronto

disguise creates generative content for huge digital canopy.

Inspired by the experience of walking through a forest’s dappled light, Canopy is a 90 meter long light sculpture spanning the front facade of the Maple Leaf Square building in Toronto, Canada.

This permanent architectural installation uses thousands of identical modules, organised in a non-repeating growth pattern. Their form is abstracted from the geometry of leaves. A combination of daylight and artificial light sweeping through the work recalls the activity of cells moving within a leaf, or leaves rustling across a forest canopy.


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United Visual Artists