DesignerPages Media
Categories: Surfaces

Panel your Power with Concrete: The Litracon pXL by Áron Losonczi

I’m finding it fascinating that more architects are dabbling in the product and furniture design. Call it a housing crisis effect, a saturated field, or perhaps just coincidence. However you figure, product and furniture design is benefiting from their expertise in structurally-sound angled seating and innovative materials designed for architectural projects by those who know best.

Litracon pXL. Designed by Áron Losonczi.

A new version of illuminated concrete panels

A Hungarian man named Áron Losonczi falls into this category. As a trained architect, he designed a concrete wall he calls Litracon pXL®. Not unknown to the market of material design, the Litracon pXL follows the Litracon® predecessor by the same designer that is a concrete panel constructed with optical fibers for light transmission. Since the technology used in the original panel gets expensive, he’s developed the Litrcaon pXL® version as a more affordable option.

Panel your Power with Concrete: The Litracon pXL by Áron Losonczi
Litracon pXL by Áron Losonczi

Made using reinforced concrete panels and a specially formed and patented plastic unit, the Litracon pXL® has the same effect. Stand behind it and you’ll see a silhouette or get creative with different patterns and colorful logo designs. However you figure, the naturally-pixelated surface can cover an entire side of a building or can be small and customized. According to the Litracon website, you can take Losonczi’s technology to a entirely different place too, if you like, since panels can contain 3-D images that include everything from folded or curved forms to hollowed out bodies.

The panels are either 40 mm thick (with a maximum size of 1200 x 600m) or 60 mm thick (with a maximum size of 3600 x 1200mm).
Allowing you to be as creative as you like, the reinforced, prefabricated Litracon pXL panels can nourish the creative chord within their clients with one-of-a-kind designs for businesses, public statues, and illuminated street furniture.

Posted November 5th, 2010 by Sonja Hall


  • http://www.concretestained.net Concrete Floor Polishing

    The naturally-pixelated surface can cover an entire side of a building or can be small and customized.

  • http://www.concretepolishingmagazine.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=76:terazzo-polishing-part-one&catid=9:featured-articles&Itemid=2 Polished Terrazzo

    This web site is simply fantastic and i really like it! Congrats!!!

Promo Video

Sponsors

Latest from Otto

Studio Makkink & Bey Designs Hôtel Dupanloup

Once the home of a notorious bishop, the 17th cent...

Spacesmith Designs Cremieux’s First New York Retail Store

Spacesmith has completed Cremieux’s first Ne...

DIFFA’s “Picnic By Design” Returns August 13

Hosted by Design Industries Foundation Fighting A...

Han Kjobenhavn and Fritz Hansen at Need Supply Co.

In cooperation with Fritz Hansen, Danish fashion b...

Allsteel Hosts “Beyond Movable Walls” New York Event

Date: July 29, 2014 Time: 6:00 -8:00 p.m. Locati...

Contribute

Do you have a product you would like to share with us? Submit to 3rings.