Missed a blue sky?

Words:
Jan-Carlos Kucharek

Illuminate your bunker

Credit: Michael loos

With the fashion for everyone to dig down rather than build up to create their man caves, spas or subterranean pools, it seems that natural light’s going to be in short supply. Unless, of course, you’ve built in the capacity to install a CoeLux artificial rooflight, illuminating your bunkers in a quite uncanny, naturalistic light. A panel and light create the effect of the infinite space of the sky by placing an LED that mimics sunlight 1m above a flat screen of nanotechnology particles, which emulate the Rayleigh scattering of the earth’s atmosphere. Available in three settings – ‘Tropics’, ‘Mediterranean’ and ‘Northern Europe’ – the only questions remaining are: ‘How much, and what kind of blue do you do?’

Latest

This seminar aims to inform specifiers on the key information required for specifying sanitaryware

This seminar aims to inform specifiers on the key information required for specifying sanitaryware

Four key questions can reveal why your sustainably-designed housing isn’t performing as expected. Fionn Stevenson runs through six action points for a light touch POE

Light touch POE makes remedies and future improvements easy

From vegan wool to multi-functional public loos, Central St Martins graduate exhibition is a positive response to climate change issues

Central St Martins’ Designing in Turbulent Times

Hand Held to Super Scale: Building with Ceramics looks at a flourishing architectural medium and investigates whether the renewed popularity of brick has helped

Exhibition reveals ceramics’ growing role in architecture