Keble College Dining Hall Lighting

Lighting (2018)

Oxford, OX1 3PG

Keble College Dining Hall Lighting

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Original Field of Architecture was asked by Keble College to assess the existing lighting in the Dining Hall and provide a feasibility study highlighting the potential development of a new architectural lighting solutionThe project brief is defined as follows


Identify architectural significance and spatial qualities to b enhanced with new lighting.



  • Identify moods / uses / behaviours within the Hall.

  • Identify level of visual lighting comfort to be achieved – glare, colour, unwanted reflections.

  • Identify target light levels to be achieved for each areas.

  • Identify levels of luminance contrasts to be achieved and establish a hierarchy of contrasts

  • Achieve high degree of visual comfort and glare control

  • Lighting controls to be simple and user friendly – possibility to create a limited number of scenarios (2/3) using a minimal number of switches or dimmers.

  • Consideration of access and maintenance for light repairs and light source replacement, including product life span.

  • Achieve good levels of colour rendering and consistency.

  • Light fittings to be inconspicuous and enhance historical features

  • Light fitting location and fixing to be considerate of the existing structures.

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Lighting (2018)

Oxford, OX1 3PG

Original Field of Architecture was asked by Keble College to assess the existing lighting in the Dining Hall and provide a feasibility study highlighting the potential development of a new architectural lighting solutionThe project brief is defined as follows


Identify architectural significance and spatial qualities to b enhanced with new lighting.



  • Identify moods / uses / behaviours within the Hall.

  • Identify level of visual lighting comfort to be achieved – glare, colour, unwanted reflections.

  • Identify target light levels to be achieved for each areas.

  • Identify levels of luminance contrasts to be achieved and establish a hierarchy of contrasts

  • Achieve high degree of visual comfort and glare control

  • Lighting controls to be simple and user friendly – possibility to create a limited number of scenarios (2/3) using a minimal number of switches or dimmers.

  • Consideration of access and maintenance for light repairs and light source replacement, including product life span.

  • Achieve good levels of colour rendering and consistency.

  • Light fittings to be inconspicuous and enhance historical features

  • Light fitting location and fixing to be considerate of the existing structures.