Sabrina-Santoro AUTHOR: Sabrina-Santoro | CATEGORY: Innovation

August 26, 2014

From Conceptualization to Realization


Vancouver, BC, one of the world’s most liveable cities, is generating attention for an ambitious project that is being designed as a collaborative effort between Harry Gugger Studio in Basel, Switzerland and Vancouver-based Iredale Group Architecture. The new tower, known as The Exchange, will be a juxtaposition of traditional heritage and innovative modern technology. Developers Credit Suisse and SwissReal broke ground on The Exchange tower in January 2014, and it is set for completion late in 2016.[...]

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Martin Mercier AUTHOR: Martin Mercier | CATEGORY: Product-info

August 21, 2014

Starsense Dimmable Lighting Control System for dynamic, intelligent and flexible city lighting


Imagine if you could light up all the dark, shadowy areas in your city, allowing people to move around freely and safely wherever they wanted. Imagine if you could illuminate the city center, parks, and main urban traffic routes flexibly, as lighting needs change over time. You could decide how to switch and dim the lights in selected areas of your city, delivering light exactly when and where it is needed — all by a simple mouse click.[...]

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Philips Color Kinetics AUTHOR: Philips Color Kinetics | CATEGORY: Showcase

August 19, 2014

Award Winning Designers in the 2014 AL Awards turn to Philips Lighting Solutions


The 2014 Light and Architecture Design Awards, presented by Architectural Lighting magazine on August 12, showcase remarkable installations that “set a benchmark for excellence in architectural lighting design and serve as a guide for others working with light.” The lighting in these installations does more than illuminate—it influences spaces and inspires people. The winning lighting designers have mastered the art of transforming spaces by weaving light into the environment with innovative techniques.[...]

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Philips AUTHOR: Philips | CATEGORY: Showcase

August 14, 2014

Philips Vari-Lite VL 3000 range provides ‘20/20’ lighting for Justin Timberlake

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Live music lighting designer Nick Whitehouse is currently out on the road for a year long tour with pop superstar Justin Timberlake, and he has chosen to specify Philips Vari-Lite VL3000 Spot, VL3015 Spot and VL3500 Wash luminaires as the backbone of his stylish and dynamic design.[...]

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Philips AUTHOR: Philips | CATEGORY: Showcase

August 12, 2014

Philips luminous textile installation enriches the reception of iconic building in London


Designed by world famous architects Foster + Partners, 200 Gray’s Inn Road was built for ITN in 1990 as its headquarters and broadcasting hub. The iconic building, owned by The Great Ropemaker Partnership, now provides high quality offices and TV studio accommodation for multiple tenants including ITN, ITV and Channel 4, broadcasting almost constantly throughout the year.[...]

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