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This Brazil nightclub has LED lights controlled by clubbers' movements

Architect Guto Requena is behind the lighting cage

  • Dave Turner
  • 26 February 2016

Sometimes a nightclub isn't just about the music and this new venue in Brazil proves why.

The Year in São Paulo comes with a cage hanging over the dancefloor, lit up by LED lights controlled by the movements and temperature of clubbers.

"How does it happen?" you ask. A censor above the floor responds to what's happening below and even the actions of the DJ in the booth.

According to architect Guto Requena, "It’s a dancefloor that reacts to the guests’ stimulation, working as an extension of their own bodies."

The 700-capacity club, located in the city's Vila Nova Leopoldina area, consists of three bars, two dancefloors and a VIP area, with Requena's website saying the concept covers "interactive, nature, industrial".

Check out some images of The Year above and see a video of the lights in action below

[Via: The Spaces & FACT]

Dave Turner is Mixmag's Digital News Editor, follow him on Twitter here

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