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Happold Lighting was established to provide a dedicated lighting design consultancy within Buro Happold. Working as part of larger multi-discipline teams or independently on project commissions, Happold Lighting have made valued contributions to many successful and award winning projects.
Employing a rich mix of lighting designers with backgrounds including lighting engineering, architecture, interior design, product design, daylight design and 3D modelling, Happold Lighting is able to offer an integrated service which can deliver the most effective, appropriate and creative lighting solutions.
Lighting is a key factor in dictating the appearance and functionality of a building and its surrounding landscape. As an integral part of architecture, it needs to satisfy the client’s aspiration and the designer’s vision, but also deliver the appropriate technical performance for the space.
Buro Happold’s specialist lighting team Happold Lighting provide a complete lighting design service, from concept to commissioning, in which creative thinking is balanced with a solid understanding of technical principles and analysis.
Design solutions need to work just as well in reality as they do on paper and acknowledge that the field of lighting design has become more complex. Changing regulations, new materials and technologies and more intricate building forms are just some of the challenges we address. By being involved from the outset, we can inform and influence the design to ensure it fulfils the projects lighting objectives.
We explore our projects to identify their unique qualities; we consider the role of natural light, functional lighting and opportunitiesWe learn about our clients business and understand how their spaces should work. Through good design we ensure that we address the need for function, enjoyment, safety, energy use, special requirements, buildability and ease of maintenance, allowing the integrity of our design concepts to be retained and ensuring our clients’ aspirations are delivered. for enhancements.
Happold Lighting incorporate the full range of design and engineering skills needed to create and develop lighting solutions to meet the needs of our clients. Our skills include: