22 Wave/particle theory
Kengo Kuma’s response to formalist architects who ‘forget that material and natural light
are one thing’ was to create a new way of working with both, writes Francis Pearce
46 A change of direction
Brighter is not necessarily better and downlighting can be downright counterproductive.
Office lighting needs a radical rethink, says John McRae
58 Made in Milan
Nicky Trevett reveals that while architect and designer Gae Aulenti is remembered for
her grand projects, her lamps and furniture show her warmth and wit.
With additional notes by Aulenti’s granddaughter, architect Nina Artoli
86 Drawn to the light
Artist David Ogle tells Jill Entwistle about translating his two-dimensional art into unearthly
works in the landscape
98 All there in black and white
The architecture and illumination of the Guinness Storehouse help explain its success as
a destination – but also indicate a brand new role for lighting
115 Design File
Cover: Kengo Kuma’s GC Prostho Museum Research Center in Aichi Prefecture, Japan.
Photography: Daici Ano
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