Arup Provides Lighting Design Services for Parrish Art Museum
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Firm selected by architects Herzog & de Meuron following work on London’s Tate Modern

— /PRNewswire/ – Arup, a multidisciplinary engineering and consulting firm with a reputation for delivering innovative and sustainable designs, announced today that it provided lighting design services for the new Parrish Art Museum (the Parrish) in the Hamptons on Long Island, New York.  Designed by architects Herzog & de Meuron, the new museum will open on November 10, 2012.

Paying homage to Long Island’s celebrated light qualities was central to the architect’s vision for the new building, and Arup’s thoughtful daylighting and electric lighting design enabled this while respecting strict budgetary limits. The lighting design consists of rectangular skylights that provide ambient natural light, with a straightforward array of exposed fluorescent lamps mounted to the ceiling that provide supplemental illumination as needed. This technique was inspired not only by the groundbreaking (though initially controversial) combination of fluorescent lighting and daylighting that Arup designed for London’s Tate Moder…………… continues on The Herald | HeraldOnline.com

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