The new college building of the Cooper Union rises like a metallic monolith above New York's East Village. Thom Mayne's spectacular architecture incorporates an equally exciting lighting design.
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by Thomas EdelmannThe end of the traditional light bulb clobbered the luminaire industry, which is slowly recovering. At the Euroluce in Milan the clear trend was an effort to harmonize design and technology again.
ArchitectureThe world-famous Neuschwanstein Castle now boasts a new LED lighting system.
News & StoriesAnyone who missed Light + Building in Frankfurt this year now has an opportunity to familiarize themselves with the new Zumtobel products - thanks to a European Highlight Tour.
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by Vera SiegmundLike plants, humans are attracted to light. Yet there are great differences in light. Each activity or mood calls for a quite particular light, for very special luminaires, and today technical lighting solutions are also expected to be as energy-efficient and eco-friendly as possible.
How to avoid buildings aging owing to the facility technology and stop the lifecycle of the infrastructure defining construction cycles? Questions such as these were debated by Saskia Sassen, Bjarke Ingels and other experts at the Zumtobel Expertenpanel during this year's Light+Building.
News & StoriesAt the beginning of every year the trade fair imm cologne presents new international home trends. We present the list of selected manufacturers to found out which exhibitors they are, and where you can find them.
The Herning Museum of Contemporary Art in Denmark, known in short as the "heart", is more than just a showplace for contemporary art. As a center of the cultures it unites exhibition rooms with nothing less than a concert hall, a library, an open-air stage and a café.
You were able to admire light in virtually any possible form and appearance at the Light+Building trade fair in Frankfurt. And in particular the LEDs offered in all conceivable variations caused a sensation this year. Yet, many designers still have difficulties with the Copernican Revolution in favor of these tiny lights.