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that they had to run 60-70m, following internal walls of planter boxes to
generators located at limited locations, without a compromising drop in
light output or colour shift.
Uplights were limited to the trees, and other lights were aimed
downwards to minimise both light spill to the sky and reflection of
the light sources in the glass panes. It was also an airport operational
guideline to minimise uplights as the control tower is located behind
the development and no visual distraction was allowed. The dome was
treated as an outdoor environment due to dense landscaping and water
features so fittings had to have the appropriate specification.
One of the big challenges for the project was to define a mutually
agreeable brightness within the internal space between the client,
architect and ourselves. The client had very clear guidelines for car parks
and retail areas. The landscape areas needed more engagement with the
The lux distributions we initially proposed based on the discussion with L P A