World’s Largest Vertical Maze Illuminated With Thousands of LED Lights

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Image via reddit.

Dubai is known for its outrageous architecture, but this is something we haven't seen before. Completed in 2011, the Rostamani Maze Tower is the first of its kind. Not only is the multifunctional building the world's first, but also the world's tallest vertical maze, according to Guinness.

The 56-floor skyscraper towers 689 feet above the city, with both residential and office floors. Architects DAR Consult brought in acclaimed maze designer Adrian Fisher to project the incredibly complex maze. And to highlight the finished product, thousands of LED lights were installed, accentuating the maze's form.

Rebeca Sánchez, the light programmer who worked on the project, called it “the biggest challenge I ever had as a light director.” Thousands of LED strips were placed along the front and rear façades, each completely unique. Throughout the evening, the lights dance and change color, giving rhythm to the fantastic architecture.

Can you solve this vertical maze?

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Jessica Stewart

Jessica Stewart is a Contributing Writer and Digital Media Specialist for My Modern Met, as well as a curator and art historian. She earned her MA in Renaissance Studies from University College London and now lives in Rome, Italy. She cultivated expertise in street art which led to the purchase of her photographic archive by the Treccani Italian Encyclopedia in 2014. When she’s not spending time with her three dogs, she also manages the studio of a successful street artist. In 2013, she authored the book 'Street Art Stories Roma' and most recently contributed to 'Crossroads: A Glimpse Into the Life of Alice Pasquini'. You can follow her adventures online at @romephotoblog.
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