Whether utilizing lighting for security, landscape or dramatic effect, exterior lights can transform how you see and understand a building or pathways and can bring outdoor spaces, facades, and gardens to life.
One of the most critical parts of the lighting design process is having the ability to control your light. There are a number of ways to do this, and this article will examine the ways in which we can control where the light is directed, which is crucial in limiting spill light.
You have received the plans for an exterior space and are faced with the task of finding the right exterior lighting to suit the job. After reading this article you will have a better understanding of the best exterior lights and their ideal position in your exterior space.
Many studies have shown that poorly designed artificial lighting has adverse effects on the environment. Whether it be reducing the visibility of the night sky (SkyGlow), contributing to climate change or just glary and uncontrolled lights, the impacts are increasingly becoming a worldwide issue.
There are examples everywhere you turn of poorly designed exterior lighting on projects. It has an adverse effect and is detrimental to the environment, humans and flora & fauna.
Lighting and Electrical Distributors partners with Australian Institute of Landscape Architects – Victorian Chapter
Lighting and Electrical Distributors are delighted to announce that we are the new supporting state partners for the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA).
Earlier in the month we were thrilled that Moreland City Council was awarded the “IDAVic Good Lighting Award” from The International Dark-Sky Association Victoria branch.