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COCORO

Studio Gascoigne Limited

19 Apr 2011

Auckland-based architects Gascoigne Associates have designed the Cocoro Japanese restaurant, the 'little sister' of well-known Japanese hotspot Soto. Cocoro means 'the heart and soul' in Japanese and is located halfway down Ponsonby's Brown Street in Auckland, New Zealand in an old industrial warehouse. Gascoigne's associate Clark Pritchard worked with the owners on the interior of the

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EUROLUCE 2011

Editorial

18 Apr 2011

From ancient wicker and weave to clinical, retro-futuristic contraptions, this year's Euroluce at Milan Furniture Fair brought international attention to the current landscape of lighting design. In these times of relative austerity, designers are continuing to react with good humour to a sluggish economy by elevating humble techniques, parodying design classics and engaging the user with the

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PART LIb

Editorial

18 Apr 2011

Delivering an energy saving scheme without compromising your design. Lighting within residential projects has become a more difficult challenge with the stricter implementation of Part L1b of the UK building regulations. This states; 1 light fitting per 25 metres squared of dwelling floor area, or 1 per 4 fixed lighting fittings (25%) must be installed within all new dwellings or refurbishment

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BOCCONI UNIVERSITY

Metis Lighting

15 Apr 2011

New building of the Bocconi University in Milan The architect Dante Bonuccelli has designed four ad-hoc luminaires which FontanaArte has developed, engineered and manufactured. The studio Metis Lighting has designed the lighting project of the common parts and of the Aula Magna. The absence of suspended ceilings in many areas, the vertical surfaces made of glass and concrete and the simplicity

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CASTELO BRANCO

Pinto Lighting Design

15 Apr 2011

Pinto Lighting Design was part of the design team for this interesting project, a residence + studio inhabited by a family of artists. Pinto were asked to come up with a lighting scheme that uses the minimum energy possible. In order to achieve this they used the most energy efficient light sources available in the lighting Industry. Examples are the use of linear fluorescent tubes in coves for

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