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Southend Project - Redefining Seafront Illuminations

Southend Project - Redefining Seafront Illuminations | Woodhouse News | Scoop.it

As part of Southend-on-Sea's City Beach regeneration project the new 22 metre masts transform the seafront promenade into a vibrant and distinctive visitor attraction whilst truly modernising the perception of traditional seafront illuminations.

 

Working closely with Southend-on-Sea Borough Council and lighting consultants Pinniger & Partners as part of a scheme devised by the landscape architect team within Grontmij, this integrated streetscape project aims to encourage visitors to make more use of the town's beach.

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Energy Saving in Street Lighting

Energy Saving in Street Lighting | Woodhouse News | Scoop.it

 With recent increases in the cost of electrical energy, and current budget cuts, local authority decision makers have been pushed to review their policy on street lighting in order to minimise the impact of rising energy costs.

 

Whether saving money or saving the planet is the primary concern, nobody in our industry is immune from the requirement to reduce the amount of energy currently required to light our streets. While there is general acceptance of the need for such action, as a society we have become accustomed to relatively high artificial lighting levels, and there are some very real concerns to consider.

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How an Art Project in New York Could Help Britain's High Street

How an Art Project in New York Could Help Britain's High Street | Woodhouse News | Scoop.it
Times Square Meeting Bowls was a highly innovative urban furniture project, aimed to encourage dialogue between small groups of people visiting New York.

 

Installed for only 30 days during August and September 2011, Times Square Meeting Bowls was a Public Art Project supported by the Times Square Alliance, University of Alcalá, Consulate General of Spain in New York and Spain Culture New York. During the installation, the Alliance estimated approximately 20,000,000 pedestrians saw the bowls.

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5 Steps to Specifying Successful Public Art

5 Steps to Specifying Successful Public Art | Woodhouse News | Scoop.it
Public art is an incredibly emotive and evocative point.
This article forms an introduction to the process of specifying successful installations, hoping to clarify the process to ensure the best possible result.
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Collaborative design on architectural & historical enhancement

Collaborative design on architectural & historical enhancement | Woodhouse News | Scoop.it

The initial idea for the monument came from the Battle of Britain Historical Society who felt it was important to recognise one of the key battles of World War II. If we had lost that battle there was a good chance that we would have lost the war. The Society believed that such a tremendous achievement had not been properly recognised and wanted to address the lack of awareness of the battle and its importance amongst subsequent generations.

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Liquid Stone - A Street Furniture Revolution

Liquid Stone - A Street Furniture Revolution | Woodhouse News | Scoop.it

Liquid Stone is a class of Ultra High Performance Concrete (UHPC) defined by its exceptionally high strength and durability.

 

Our partner Escofet is the first company to unite Liquid Stone formulation, manufacturing and high-design to create strong and durable products that address the requirements of the architectural and urban design profession.

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Ferrari World Abu Dhabi - Suitable solutions for both interior and exterior spaces

Ferrari World Abu Dhabi - Suitable solutions for both interior and exterior spaces | Woodhouse News | Scoop.it

The setting demanded a similarly iconic lighting solution that would flow cohesively from interior to exterior, echoing the design ethics of the building and resonating with the middle-eastern location.

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