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Glowing Night Train is a beacon of change made from local Latvian materials

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Aug 25, 2016 01:03 AM
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by Lucy Wang last modified Aug 24, 2016

Made from light-colored timber, the Night Train provides a sharp contrast to its stone and brick surroundings. Its slim horizontal form, comprising a 13-meter-long raised track and mobile timber-framed ‘carriage,’ provides a foil for the adjacent wide brick chimney tower belonging to the former boiler house. At night, a lantern inside the carriage casts a bright yellow light diffused by a fine timber fringe that hangs on all four sides. The project was prefabricated nearby and was assembled in...





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