is a recessed rectangle of wall framed by cove lighting
whose source is hidden from sight even at a shallow
Meanwhile, linear accents enhance the shell and
highlight the texture of the white acoustical plaster;
an LED strip outlines a stage area painted on the floor
and the stark design of the black-box screening room
next to the hall relies on minimal downlighting and
the use of accents on the bench risers.
The overall simplicity of the design, according to
KGM, kept the cost for lighting within budget but
without diluting the original specifications.
The 2017 Lumen Awards jury, called the building
Linear accents enhance the shell and highlight
the texture of the white acoustical plaster
‘a fine example of fantastic balance between interior
design of materials, architecture of space, and
simplistic [sic] effective lighting to create fascinating
tangible and intangible graphics, shapes, reflections,
and volumes in a physical environment.’ It added that
‘the futuristic lighting and architectural design made
the space feel like a Turrell installation’.