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Tadao creates lighting feature for Mayfair

Tadao Ando’s first permanent project in the UK, a series of fountains that pour water over embedded lighting, will be built as part of a new landscaping plan outside the Connaught Hotel in London.

The Japanese architect’s design is part of a masterplan for Mayfair devised by the Danish architect Jan Gehl.

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ICEL, the emergency lighting arm of the Lighting Industry Federation, has warned that standard luminaires converted to emergency use should be tested for compliance with the relevant regulations and standards.

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Lighting industry set research challenge

The lighting industry has been challenged to discover what specific lighting works best for different forms of sight loss.