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City.People.Light praise Danish city’s House of Music

The city of Aalborg in Denmark has been awarded first prize at the 14th annual City.People.Light awards. The prize was given for the city’s innovative House of Music, an urban regeneration project and theatre complex. ÅF lighting, the company that designed and executed the project, was also recognised at the event. The House of Music is part of […]

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Second LED installation surpasses 100,000 hours use at Pulsar HQ

(UK) – Second Pulsar factory installation showcases longevity of LEDs with over 115,000 hours activity. Back in May 2003 Pulsar installed its own LED lighting on the front of the building, confident in its reliability, longevity, and durability. Twelve Chroma Panels were installed on the South-facing front of the factory building and have been running 24/7 ever since. Fast […]

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PHILLIPS SELLS PAUL ALLEN’S RICHTER FOR $25.6 M. IN $111.2 M. CONTEMPORARY SALE, UP 66 PERCENT FROM LAST YEAR

Phillips netted $111.2 million in its only evening auction during the fall sales in New York, securing a total just above the pre-sale low estimate of $100 million, though short of the $144 million high estimate. With a well-manicured selection of just 37 lots, the sale successfully sold 34 of them, earning Phillips a sell-through rate of […]

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Zaha Hadid Architects opens Middle East office

(UAE) – New ZHA Dubai office opened in response to growth in demand from new and existing clients across the region. Zaha Hadid Architects has announced the opening of a new Middle East office located in the Dubai Design District. With 30 years’ experience in the Middle East and North Africa, Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) […]

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Health Benefits of LED Lighting Contribute to Quality Senior Assisted Living at BioStar Lighting’s Project The Piper

Research has shown that LED lighting has positive effects on health including reducing headaches, nausea, Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, mood disorders, stress, vision loss and eye disorders. In addition to the energy savings, the health benefits make LEDs the ideal choice for healthcare and senior living facilities. The Piper is a unique luxury assisted living […]

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MONET SELLS FOR $81.4 M., A NEW RECORD, AT $246.3 M. CHRISTIE’S IMP-MOD SALE

Auctions in New York this week have been relatively subdued, and while that trend did not break last night at the headquarters of Christie’s at Rockefeller Center, the Impressionist and modern sale held there did set new records for two cornerstones of modern art—Claude Monet and Wassily Kandinsky, whose high marks now stand at $81.4 million […]

20161124_recom

RECOM’s railway portfolio includes DC/DC converters from 8W to 240W

RECOM has expanded its portfolio of DC/DC converters for the railway industry from 8W to 240W over the years and can now offer the broadest portfolio of EN50155 certified products available on the market.  A few newcomers are the RPA20-AW, RPA30-AW, RPA60-FW, RP20-FR, and RP40-FR. RECOMs RPA series packs 20W and 30W in a 1”x1” […]

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Could LED insect discovery help to beat Zika and malaria?

A study completed by academics at Bristol University has found that LEDs attract significantly less insects than other light sources. The paper suggests that the heat emitted by light sources has more of an effect on insect attraction than the colour of the light. The discovery could be beneficial to nations in South America and Africa […]

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MOMA’S RETROSPECTIVE OF THE SHAPE-SHIFTING PROVOCATEUR FRANCIS PICABIA IS ONE OF THE BEST SHOWS OF THE YEAR

The history books have always favored artists who are dependable, who show up on the scene at just the right moment, ready to do their thing, and then do it. It is easy to picture Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, and Georgia O’Keeffe marching through the years, steadily developing their projects and having their shows. Life, of […]

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KRONACH in lights to host sixth international workshop

(Germany) – Participants invited to deepen theoretical knowledge of lighting design through practical application during five-day workshop. From the 23 – 28 April 2017, KRONACH in lights is hosting its sixth international workshop for lighting architecture in Kronach, Germany. With the registration deadline 1 April 2017, up to 34 students interested in architecture, lighting designers and […]