An unused renaissance-style church is brought to life through a crafted technological experience.

Set in a church amidst techno music, Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde has created Lotus Dome. The installation is located in Lille’s Sainte Marie Madeleline Church in France. The individual flowers that make up the Lotus respond to a viewer’s behavior, creating the sensation of a living, fragile object.

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Since the church was not being used, Roosegaarde's work brings the renaissance building to life through reinvention. He combines inspiration from architecture and nature to celebrate the building again and updates its purpose by introducing a new layer of interaction. Watch the video below to see the installation in action.

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