Piccardthofplas lake light screen
The Piccardthofplas is inhabited by vast numbers of birds. In order to prevent them from being drawn to the headlights of cars, Noud de Wolf was commissioned to design a light screen that would not deprive residents of the opposite houses their view of the water.
After extensive research, De Wolf designed a 200-metre-long screen divided into 96 plates that capture the lights of the cars. The plates have been placed in such a way that a waving movement is created. Thanks to the shape, earthen colour and the gravel between the plates, the work functions as a natural filter between the tranquillity of the water and the dynamics of city life.