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SITUATED in the heart of the Capital between the City of London and the West End the building, 200 Gray’s Inn Road is occupied by a number of high-profile media organisations including ITN Productions, ITV and Warner Bros. The building blends café culture and a hotel experience within a single space to respond to the...
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HOW WILL we illuminate a post-pandemic world? That’s the question that will be addressed by a series of experts at this week’s LuxLive Digital Festival of Lighting. Workplaces are expected to undergo the most pronounced transformation, with a move from serried ranks of desks where employees crunch out emails five days a week to more...
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FOR YEARS, standards and guidelines have dictated that office workers be given static, uniform lighting no matter how much daylight is available.  But an ongoing study appears to show that this lighting is not what they actually want.  In research on workplace illumination conducted by Aalborg University in Denmark, the subjects preferred a combination of...
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The latest technology can enable businesses to thrive in the new normal, says James Bennett, commercial director, systems and services for Signify UKI EVEN AS the UK continues to feel the effects of the Covid crisis, many places of work have been allowed to open again. While pubs, restaurants, hairdressers and schools have been given...
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UK OFFICE furniture giant Bisley is to supply meeting pods and phone booths with ultraviolet lighting to kill bacteria and viruses.  It’s the latest in line of UV lighting products to hit the market in the wake of the Covid-19 outbreak. The units, made by Vetrospace in Finland, are ‘the most hygienic, private modular spaces...
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ADVOCATES of internet-connected lighting say it has found its ‘killer app’: monitoring social distancing in offices.  As governments and business around the world strive to get people back into the workplace after the global shutdown, keeping employees healthy and safe is a major concern and physical separation measures need to be in place to protect...
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BBC Wales has unveiled a striking lighting installation for its new headquarters. The £100 million building, located in central Cardiff, contains workspaces for more than 1,000 people as well as radio and TV studios.  The 26,000m2 broadcast centre has a Breeam Outstanding rating for its energy efficiency. The large facility has a full-height atrium that is...
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ARCHITECTURAL and lighting design practice BDP has unveiled the new lighting installation at its office in London. The Clerkenwell headquarters is the company’s largest facility, and houses an interdisciplinary community of 350 architects, engineers, designers and lighting professionals.  The building also serves as a hub with flexible meeting, restaurant, event and exhibition spaces. Located in...