Arup brings intimacy to Tate Modern's vast extension

Arup brings intimacy to Tate Modern's vast extension

The opening of The Switch House extension to London’s Tate Modern has been the art event of the year. Designed by Herzog & de Meuron the 64.5-metre-high tower adds 6o percent more exhibition space to the already gargantuan gallery that is one of London’s most popular visitor attractions. Arup provided the lighting design for the original incarnation of the Tate Modern and were appointed to provide the design for the extension.

The best of Lighting Spy

The best of Lighting Spy

Lighting professionals: What you see may upset you. Ray Molony counts down Lighting Spy’s Top 40 worst crimes, blunders and screw-ups.

 

How to light a gym

How to light a gym

In Lux's latest Design Clinic, technical editor Alan Tulla sets out three alternative ways to light a gymnasium. 

Webinar: Can you REALLY measure human-centric lighting?

Webinar: Can you REALLY measure human-centric lighting?

Human-centric lighting has been the buzz-phrase of the past couple of years. It has its basis in sound scientific research, but what does that research actually say? Prof. Christian Cajochen of University of Basel blows away the marketing fog and explains what’s really going on.

REVIEWED  Fire-rated downlights

Fire-rated downlights

When should you use fire-rated downlights, and when you must, what one do you select. We bench test and rate the latest products. 

REVIEWED  Suspended direct/indirect luminaires

Suspended direct/indirect luminaires

If you want a better looking installation, more comfortable working conditions and a change from boring flat panels, then a suspended direct/indirect luminaire is the answer. We review the best on the market...