All Projects

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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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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