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.