Who Knew 5,000 Aluminum Tubes Could Be So Captivating?

This sculpture shows just what you can do with 5,000 aluminum tubes and a single light source: create a sense of futuristic brilliance. It's called Sitooterie II, it's in Essex, U.K., and up close it looks like Tron-inspired skyscrapers:

Who Knew 5,000 Aluminum Tubes Could Be So Captivating?

Designed by Heatherwick Studio, Sitooterie II also includes a small sitting space in the center. Mostly, though, you're drawn to its enchanting orange glow, and keeping watch for the giant that lost its pin cushion. [Smashing Magazine via Dvice]