May 04 2014

Illuminated Speicherstadt Fascinated

Published by at 3:50 pm under News

Celebration of light art Speicherstadt e.V. After sunset is the world’s largest historical warehouse complex, the Hamburger Speicherstadt, a special handwriting. Light artist Michael Batz is the brick architecture in soft light shine. Formerly dark customs abroad is the illuminated Speicherstadt symbol of Hanseatic merchant power today. Driving force behind the artistic illumination of the unique neighbourhood is the Club light art warehouse district, which celebrated its 10th anniversary on September 28.

With it numerous decision-makers from politics, culture and economy. The light art project in public space combines art with the architecture of the district. In the Speicherstadt illumination, the light becomes a part of the buildings, light and dark accentuate perspectives, lift the architecture in an appropriate brightness. Now, 1,000 spotlights illuminate fleet bridge and masonry, Gables and Bay, bringing winds hoods. The light artist speaks of the triumph of the weak light”, in which it to the compatibility of aesthetics, environmental compatibility and economy goes.

Sustainability is us a very major concern”, so Batz. The power for the entire storage city illumination is equivalent to the urban lighting of the brooktorkai Quay Street.” First modern LED light technology for traditional water Castle “at an anniversary ceremony with numerous decision-makers from politics, economy and culture was presented the latest project of the Association on September 28. With the latest LED technology by Philips the so-called surge is”in the midst of the Speicherstadt illuminated. A LED lighting concept for a historic building that is completely new in this form”, Batz on the barge trip explained to the guests. In time on the anniversary of the Association, Philips provides an implementation solution based on LED technology. LEDs are”highly energy efficient and much more durable than conventional lighting, Philips communications Chief Klaus Petri added the cooperation with the light-art Association. And It can be used quite specifically there, where the light is needed to achieve the desired effect without irradiate everything just with light. The entire illumination of the water Castle has electricity costs by less than 40 cents per hour.” Only since recently LEDs are technologically so far to create a pleasant, warm light and brightness required for such projects.

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