Published on: September 22, 2011
Lumen Architecture from New York designed lighting for Arthouse in Austin, Texas for which they received an Award of Excellence during this year’s Lumen Awards.
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Both a theater and department store in previous incarnations, Arthouse blurs any distinction between art and architecture.
Its lighting both dazzles and embraces modernity through light and form.
Despite a tight budget and strict energy allowances, the team focused on creating functionality and strong visual elements.
The walls of the building â€˜speakâ€™, as palimpsest retains the buildingâ€™s history and is now artistically punctured by LED illuminated green glass blocks that have become a signature of the building both during the day and at night.
Every detail of the building has been carefully designed and often hand-crafted to support the creative community it represents and serves.
Lighting Design Firm: Lumen Architecture, PLLC â€“ Nelson Jenkins, AIA, LC, IES, LEEDÂ and Alejandro Bulaevsky
Photography: Lumen Architecture â€“ Nelson Jenkins and Michael Moran Studio, Michael Moran
Posted by: Mitja Prelovsek