We create an umbrella cover above the swimming pool. The sunlight will go through the negative space on the water surface, floor and wall at different times everyday. It reduces the ultraviolet rays and lets the light go inside at the same time. There are two parts of this umbrella go into the water and separate the swimming pool into three channels. The large umbrella has a strong contrast with the house on the side. It is more opaque and smooth and the house is transition and geometrical. The material of the umbrella is white acrylic and connected by gray acrylic.
The vessel is using the technique of interwoven netting to create the a hanging light fixture. The gap in between the the netting structure gives the interior view of the lantern which is also as rich as the exterior. Other than that, it also brings out consistent geometric shadow which will also transform the environment of the space.
The shape of the lantern is based on the red Chinese lantern but the middle part is flatten instead of having a full sphere shape. The lantern is design specifically to have holes and gaps so that the light source from the inside can travel outside. The gaps cannot be too big or to small so that the shadow produced is complex enough but not too much. The shadow also looks like the common motif for Islamic geometry.