May 5, 2005 Ralfonso is selected as the Winner of the 1st Prize and the USD 425,000 Commission in the International Sculpture Competition for the luxury condominium Opera Place Development www.operaplacewpb.com in W. Palm Beach, Florida. So far this project has not been built.
The successful kinetic sculpture submission is called Opera.
General Design: A light sculpture which changes colors and patterns according to people's choices by cell phone and internet from all around the world. They will see the actual changes they have requested via a hi res web-camera, so the sculpture can be viewed at all times from anywhere in the world. The sculpture also changes according to sensor input which can be customized such as weather, time of the day, stock market, etc.