SuperLux: Smart Light Art, Design & Architecture for Cities (Hardcover)

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SuperLux: Smart Light Art, Design & Architecture for Cities (Hardcover)

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Introduces the “Smart Light” movement that is illuminating and enriching our urban spaces and nighttime surroundings with spectacular new lighting technology


In recent years, new lighting technologies have been used to illuminate cities and towns in creative, energy-efficient ways. “Smart Light” is now a widely used term for the new technologies and ecological ideas that are transforming nighttime atmospheres and spectacular Smart Light festivals are awing audiences around the world.



Featuring more than 120 public artworks, design installations, and architectural elements, SuperLux is a visual celebration of the ingenuity and artistry of the latest lighting technology. The book’s three sections focus on projects that use light to animate architecture and media screens; new lighting in former industrial zones and new public areas, including wayfinding and street lighting; and interactive installations in urban spaces. Each is punctuated with essays by leading experts and designers on this remarkable new phenomenon.



As our public buildings, public spaces, and even homes become increasingly interactive, intelligent lighting design will become ever more relevant to our lives. SuperLux is an exciting introduction for designers, architects, artists, and anyone intrigued by the power of light.
Davina Jackson is a Visiting Research Fellow at Goldsmiths College of Art, University of London, and former editor of Architecture Australia magazine. Her previous books include Next Wave: Emerging Talents in Australian Architecture.
Product Details ISBN: 9780500343043
ISBN-10: 0500343047
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication Date: November 9th, 2015
Pages: 272
Language: English