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- n. A mechanical device, used in architecture, for demonstrating the sun's motion relative to a building.
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My good friend Adam and I had a photoshoot of our models today in the heliodon – a dome with lights that are supposed to replicate natural light at different times of the year (and day).
In an ongoing quest for realism, Artlantis Studio invites you to animate clouds by activating the wind's parameters, the direction and speed of which you can choose in the heliodon inspector.
PDF.) (The heliodon at the Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University.
PDF.) (Another image of a heliodon lifted this time from the Bartenbach Lichtlabor GmbH.)