Airport Finishes LED Lighting Project
New LED lights provide better illumination and will cut costs in half for airport. The lights at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport have been shining a little brighter lately. That’s because the airport recently finished replacing a significant amount of lighting at the facility with new LED bulbs. What’s more, airport officials... Read more
Winners Announced For The 40th Annual IALD International Lighting Design Awards
A global audience took part in celebrating the finest examples of lighting design in the world through the presentation of the industry’s most prestigious awards. The 2023 IALD International Lighting Design Awards, presented by Acuity Brands, were celebrated globally both online and at viewing parties in cities worldwide. Twenty-seven projects from... Read more
Glamox to Install LED Lighting on Eight PGS Seismic Vessels
Lighting solutions specialist Glamox has won a contract from the Norwegian marine seismic survey firm PGS to provide marine LED lighting for eight of its seismic data acquisition vessels. This first phase of the retrofit project will involve replacing fluorescent tube lighting with around 2,500 marine-certified LED luminaires fitted... Read more
AUO and Brogent Technologies Collaborate to Create Taiwan’s First Naked-eye Virtual Reality Experience Center
Featuring groundbreaking ALED seamless tiling technology, Brogent integrates AUO display technology to create the largest outdoor naked-eye 3D LED curved screen in Keelung. This innovation brings 3D animation to life on the exterior wall, transforming the former Keelung train station into a digitized attraction. By merging physical experiences with digital content,... Read more
Michael Grubb Studio Highlights Wonders of the World at BBC Earth Experience, London
BBC Earth Experience is a unique and unforgettable audio-visual journey across the natural world and seven continents. Recently opened, this experience features breath-taking footage and music from the BBC Studios Natural History Unit television series Seven Worlds, One Planet, with bespoke narration by David Attenborough. Created by MoonEye Productions... Read more
DarkSky International Announces Japan’s First Certified Urban Night Sky Place
Minami-Rokuroshi of Ono City was certified as an Urban Night Sky Place by DarkSky International. This certification is the fourth International Dark Sky Place in Japan and the first Urban Night Sky Place (UNSP) in Asia. “This certification and resulting collaboration will help mitigate light pollution impacts in the... Read more
Signify Supports Dublin Port Tunnel with a Fast Route to Energy Efficiency
Image: Dublin Port Tunnel before (left) and after LED upgrade (right). Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, has equipped Dublin Port Tunnel in Ireland, an iconic infrastructure spanning 9km, with energy-efficient LED lighting for all its 1800 light points in the tunnel. The upgraded lighting has achieved... Read more
Perfect Task Lighting for Multifunctional Areas and High Spaces with Track Solutions from ERCO
On the outskirts of Augsburg, an innovation park is being constructed on an area of around 70 hectares. This is also where the four-storey headquarters of Baramundi Software AG is located. The imposing building designed by HENN Architects is characterised by its high level of transparency and an open... Read more
ERCO Light in the S/O/G Office
For its new office in Osnabrück, brand communication agency Stiehl/Over/Gehrmann opted for sustainable lighting with ERCO. The light can be adapted flexibly and individually to changing office layouts. Kai Alexander Gehrmann, one of the agency’s three-person management team, was also keen for the lighting to have a high level... Read more
Trilux Supplies Innovative Light for the Kitz-Race-Club
The Hahnenkamm races in Kitzbühel are one of the highlights of the ski season. TRILUX has been providing lighting for the legendary KITZ-RACE club since 2019 as the event’s official lighting partner and has recently extended its cooperation with marketer WWP. The approximately 4,000 m2 pop-up location is set... Read more
Theaterhaus Stuttgart Relies on Robert Juliat Dalis
Since 1985, the Theaterhaus Stuttgart has brought together various artistic genres, experimental and popular productions, internationally renowned artists and newly developed projects under one roof. The Theaterhaus maintains its own theatre and dance ensemble and raises almost 65% of its annual costs itself. The Theaterhaus has around 300,000 visitors... Read more
Bergisel Ski Jump Innsbruck: Modern Lighting Spectacle Saves Over 50% Energy
In the evenings, an innovative lighting concept makes the Bergisel ski jump and restaurant in Innsbruck shine in all imaginable colours against the panoramic backdrop of the Tyrolean Alps. To ensure the light spectacle will continue delighting sports fans for many years to come, Zumtobel has upgraded the luminaires... Read more
SPAR Austria Saving Energy
SPAR Austria is reducing the hours it uses its lighting systems in SPAR, EUROSPAR, and INTERSPAR stores nationwide. Storefront advertising and outdoor lighting will only be switched on 30 minutes before and after store opening hours. Previously, lights were on between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m., depending on the... Read more
Light Exposure Behaviour
At the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Society for Light Treatment and Biological Rhythms (SLTBR), Mushfiqul Anwar Siraji won the Good Light Group sponsored travel award for his work on the Light Exposure Behaviour Assessment (LEBA) instrument. Expect to hear more about his interesting project on measuring people’s light exposure... Read more
Licht Kunst Licht 5th Issue
The latest installment of the Licht Kunst Licht publication series is out this month “Licht Kunst Licht 5 – Lighting Design for Architecture”.  Launched in 2005 and published by av edition celebrates more than 30 years of architectural lighting design. Among other things, it contains a selection of international... Read more
Star Light
More than two years of close collaboration between the lighting consultants of LKL Design Hub Barcelona, the German Licht Kunst Licht offices and the team of architects of the Sagrada Família have culminated in a glorious new landmark changing Barcelona’s skyline both day and night: The tower of Virgin... Read more
Kunsthaus Zurich Extension
The Kunsthaus Zürich extension, designed by British architect David Chipperfield, is a new architectural landmark in central Zurich. This puristic cube has an austerely geometric façade, yet its impact is graceful and elegant thanks to its light-flooded rooms. To bring the artworks filling an additional 5,000 square metres of... Read more
Elektra Light The Gantry
The Gantry is a multifaceted urban resort and hotel offering a truly integrated eating, drinking, socialising and entertaining experience under one roof. It’s the ideal destination for Londoners and international visitors alike who share a passion for the exceptional and the unexpected, and are constantly looking for more creative... Read more
Integrating Daylighting And Electrical Lighting In Retail
With an unconventional design of a retail building, this recent case study from the SLD Team demonstrates the client’s high ambition to build a more sustainable store by integrating daylight and a daylight harvesting system coupled with electric lighting with the aim to reduce energy consumption and improve the... Read more
Relighting The Düsseldorf Theatre
To mark its ’50 years of the Schauspielhaus’ anniversary, the theatre located on Gustaf Gründgens Platz and built in 1970 celebrated its reopening in January 2020 after an extensive refurbishment implemented by ingenhoven architects. All public areas of the striking building designed by Bernhard Pfau now radiate in new... Read more
Don’t Forget The Airport Lounge
If there are any positives to come out of the pandemic, refurbishment of airport transit spaces is definitely one.  Elektra has been busy working on many projects including Hilton London Heathrow Airport.  A public area refurbishment and renewal which includes the main atrium space, bar, café and restaurant. The... Read more
Product Focus Kiefer Klimatechnik
Air conditioning technology in harmony with architecture Stuttgart based Kiefer Klimatechnik is expanding its well-known and proven Indusail System active acoustic sail to include luminous surface lighting integrated in the ceiling sail. The new light sail combines surface lighting with cooling, ventilation and acoustics.  The new all-rounder from the... Read more
Harvard Goes Green
Setting a new paradigm for scholarship in the 21st century and beyond, Harvard’s Science and Engineering Complex (SEC) is designed to inspire learning and scientific discovery while showcasing sustainability. The building weaves together a number of threads of contemporary life, which will influence current and future generations of researchers:... Read more
New Light For An Ancient Jewel
ERCO relight the Ara Pacis Museum in Rome.  The Altar of Augustan Peace is one of the most important ancient monuments in Rome. In 2006, Richard Meier & Partners created the glass building of the Museo dell’ Ara Pacis, which protectively surrounds the altar. The original lighting concept for... Read more
Tridonic Delivers Efficiency In Spain
The Spanish city of Terrassa, located around 30 kilometres outside Barcelona, is devoted to climate protection and wants to offer its citizens clean air, a better quality of life and a healthy environment. By modernising more than 29,000 light points, it has now reached an important milestone towards becoming... Read more
Lighting Policy Paper
Dr Karolina Zielinska-Dabkowska is a Practising Lighting Architect, Researcher & Educator and recently shared the findings from a new paper in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.  The journal investigates the transdisciplinary framework between the research, practice, production, policy-making and planning of lighting. The agenda for... Read more
New Jewish Community Centre And Synagogue In Regensburg
With the Jewish Community Center in the heart of Regensburg’s old town, the historical “Sacred Triangle”, composed of the Catholic Dome, the Protestant New Parish Church and the Jewish Synagogue, has been restored. The new extension designed with meditative clarity by Staab Architekten integrates well with the beautiful existing... Read more
Repro-light Consortium Concludes
Aldrans, Tyrol, November 2020  –  The European research project Repro-light concludes after a three year journey which began in 2017. The consortium set out with the aim of supporting the European lighting industry in moving towards a more sustainable and competitive future. The project harnessed innovative technologies and materials... Read more
BIOS Lighting And Lumileds Collaborate For Human Centric Lighting
Human Centric Lighting (HCL) innovator BIOS, and global lighting solutions provider Lumileds®, have joined forces to create a new SkyBlue® LED that doubles previously available chip performance. The new 3030 mid-power LED dramatically reduces the lumen per dollar development barrier facing luminaire manufacturers and eliminates a key barrier to... Read more
Berlin Brandenberg Airport Opens
WE-EF light columns for Willy-Brandt-Platz at the new Berlin Brandenburg airport As the forecourt of the terminal hall, Willy-Brandt-Platz is the architectural centre of the new BER Berlin Brandenburg Airport. WE-EF developed a tailor-made lighting solution for this multifunctional open space with its huge dimensions. The opening of BER... Read more
Osram Lights Shenzhen World exhibition Centre
The Shenzhen World Exhibition & Convention Centre (Shenzhen World) has resumed business under strict security precautions and launched an innovative platform for the presentation of digital exhibitions and congresses. Shenzhen World serves as a venue for events and has space for restaurants, shopping and offices. With a total area... Read more
Bathing Under Atmospheric Light At A Lofty Altitude
A harmonious and sensitive lighting atmosphere for a spa world with panoramic views: Alpine Spa – Bürgenstock Resort, Lake Lucerne, Switzerland The Alpine Spa – Bürgenstock Resort presents itself as an impressive retreat at an altitude of 1,100 meters and with a breathtaking view of Lake Lucerne in the... Read more
New Lines Of Light For The Lanes Of Elmshorn
Green to the park, blue to the river The town of Elmshorn in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany has added special highlights to its pedestrian zone with blue and green lines of light. The existing system has been retrofitted with WE-EF inground luminaires that offer the option of adding even more colour... Read more
Bilton Light Salzburg Justice Building
The Salzburg Justice Building is a historical building complex in a central location in Salzburg’s city centre. In the course of renovation and expansion, a new building was erected which was integrated into the existing building complex. The Y-shaped new building, which houses the administration wing, stands out due... Read more
A Harmony of Historic And Modern Architecture In Cologne
Neue Direktion, the former Directorate of German Railways is located in an open area, directly on the Rhine, and in the immediate vicinity of Cologne Central Station and Cologne Cathedral. It has recently been rebuilt according to the design of the kadawittfeldarchitektur office in cooperation with Graf + Graf... Read more
Bilton Lights Bridge For All
Austrian firm Bilton lights the latest innovation in multi-use public highways at Grenoble Bridge, Innsbruck.  The scheme caters for all public use including; motorists, pedestrians, cyclists and public transport.  The idea that everyone can cross the bridge in harmony with safety foremost.  The safest way to do this is... Read more
Luminaire Broker Press Forward With Ambitious Platform
This week saw updates to Luminaire Broker.  The application to improve and transform the way specify lighting is specified and engage with the lighting market. Circular Lighting principles are now available within the application. “This reflects our continued commitment to contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals within... Read more
Repro-light Consortium Announce Intelligent Workspace Lighting Concept
The pioneering design team at Bartenbach unveils a brand-new intelligent lighting concept set to revolutionize workspace personalization. It is set to deliver a truly user-centric, workspace lighting blueprint for lighting designers to transform workspaces for healthier living.   The story began with Bartenbach’s involvement in the Repro-light project consortium, funded... Read more
BDP Stun With Rapid Response To Temporary Hospital Brief
BDP has turned around multiple sites for temporary hospitals across UK in record time.  The first field hospital was the conversion of the ExCeL London exhibition centre into an emergency COVID-19 facility with 4,000 beds.  BDP delivered the first 500 beds in just nine days.  Whilst it is a... Read more
Obermeyer Overhaul Munich’s Olympic Hall
OBERMEYER delivered a new lighting concept for Munich’s Olympic Hall.  During the course of the renovation work, the Munich Olympic Hall was equipped with a new, flexibly adaptable LED lighting concept for the arena. Originally built for the 1972 Olympic Games, the Munich Olympic Hall offers a space for... Read more