Natural lighting at Hopkins’ Velodrome, the bookie’s favourite to win the 2011 RIBA Stirling Prize, will be hidden away during the Olympic games
Rules on lux levels set out by the International Olympic Committee and the Olympic Broadcasting Service (OBS) insist glazing be covered during the broadcasting of Olympic cycling events with blackout blinds.
OBS is reportedly concerned that cameras will have difficulty in adjusting to different lighting conditions. LOCOG (the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games) and Hopkins Architects believe this wouldn’t be a problem.
06 April 2011
The sale of Osram will lead to a flurry of merger and acquistion activity in the lighting industry, it has been signalled.
28 October 2011
Energy-saving measures – including lighting controls – could save enough money in an average secondary school to pay for an extra teacher, the Carbon Trust has calculated