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Architainment Win Best Public Project Award

October 5th, 2015|Categories: Press|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Architainment are pleased to announce that they have been presented with the Best Public Project Award at the Philips Lighting Partner Summit held in Warsaw on 17th-18th September 2015. The award, which was one of just four presented at the summit, is for the lighting scheme at the new Queen's Building (Terminal 2) at Heathrow [...]

There’s no business like ‘node’ business

June 19th, 2015|Categories: Products, Technical Services, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Steve Goodyear and Steve Lunn from our Technical Services team, have been preparing a large quantity of Philips Color Kinetics iColor Flex LMX nodes for a refurbishment project at a leisure attraction in London. The project requires three hundred and fifty six nodes to delivered to site as strands with four nodes each, so the team have been busy preparing [...]

Washing And Grazing With Light

May 19th, 2015|Categories: Lighting Design, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Washing and Grazing with Light Light can be used in numerous ways to create effects, moods and drama, and this post introduces the techniques of washing and grazing with light. Wash Lighting Washing is a popular lighting design technique, and is used primarily for the illumination of large vertical surfaces and walls. The method uses uniform [...]

Commissioning lighting systems at Laira Bridge

May 18th, 2015|Categories: Lighting Control, Technical Services, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Commissioning lighting systems at the Laira Bridge Our intrepid Technical Sales Engineer, Phil Grice has been out and about doing what he does best – programming and commissioning lighting systems. On this occasion, Phil was accompanied by one of our other Technical Sales Engineers - Steve Goodyear. They both travelled to Plymouth to commission the new dynamic [...]

sPDS-480 Power & Data Supply

April 7th, 2015|Categories: Lighting Control, Technical Services, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Our busy Technical Services team get involved in a variety of projects, and one of the projects this month has been to configure and pre commission a solution for a large installation in London that will use sPDS-480 units and  iColor Flex LMX from Philips Color Kinetics. Phil Grice, Technical Sales Engineer comments, “ the [...]

Tower Blocks Light Up Town

January 21st, 2015|Categories: Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The three towers at Kennedy Gardens are three identical tower blocks located close to Billingham town centre. Originally built in the 1960’s, the blocks have maintained much of their architectural character with some carefully considered enhancements including the infill of the under croft and replacement of the concrete roof top drying area to provide new [...]

Coca Cola in new London Eye sponsorship deal

September 16th, 2014|Categories: Press, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Summary: Coca Cola has signed a new sponsorship deal with iconic London landmark, the London Eye. The move will see Coca Cola dominating the skyline. Back in 2008, Architainment supplied approximately 640 units of the Philips Color Kinetics ColorCast 14 to illuminate the London Eye, which prior to that was lit by fluorescent tubes. This proved [...]

Heritage theatre transformed by new lighting

May 12th, 2014|Categories: Projects, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Hammersmith Apollo, now recognised by the name Eventim Apollo has undergone a massive renovation to restore the building’s 1930 heritage features. The brief was to transform the façade of the building, making it brighter by accentuating its Art Deco columns and iconic marquee, making an impressive visual impact. Heritage Considerations James Morse Lighting Design [...]

Living Wall Lighting for Largest ‘Living Wall’ in Europe.

January 30th, 2014|Categories: Projects, Uncategorised|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The impressive junction in Birmingham, which hides a multi-story parking lot and provides a scenic backdrop for the city’s future railroad network, measures 220m x 7m (720ft x 23ft) and showcases 604m2 (almost 2000 ft2) of plants, making it the largest ‘living wall’ in Europe. Living Wall Lighting To add organic movement and vivid illumination to [...]

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