All Projects

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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KPMG HEADQUARTERS

Light Bureau

15 Apr 2011

October 2010 marked the final migration for staff of international award winning accountancy firm KPMG to their new headquarters 15 Canada Square, London. The move marks the end of five years planning and development for KPMG and three years intensive work for the design team including London based architectural lighting consultants Light Bureau. The £340m building is now home to over 4000

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EUROPEAN PATENT OFFICE

15 Apr 2011

"Shining a light on patents and innovations" is written on the European Patent Office website. This slogan hits the nail on the head: the light metaphor perfectly elucidates the activities and positioning of the European Patent Office (EPO). Accordingly, the lighting solution created by the light designer Gabriele Allendorf represents the primary design factor for the new administrative

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CASA MARIA

danheap limited

15 Apr 2011

"Green" lighting without compromise Casa Maria is a recently remodelled private house in London. Built in the mid 18th century as a billiard room for the adjacent manor house, the 175m2 building was converted into a family residence in the late 1950's. The architect's vision for the space was a modern family house with a central feature acrylic piece that links the 3 floors and transmits light

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BOUTIQUE MICHEL BRISSON_

Saucier + Perrotte architectes

15 Apr 2011

Michel Brisson_ : a Montréal fashion destination To transform this seventies era, modern heritage building (formerly a bank) into a new space dedicated to contemporary fashion, the first step taken by the architects was to simplify the overall structure, which had been subjected over the years to a series of additions and renovations. The building's interior was thus stripped to its

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