Lighting Design Partnership International (china Branch) Co., Ltd.-beijing Jinyu Vanke Plaza Retail

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Interview with Lighting Design Partnership International (China Branch) Co., Ltd. : Frank Scott: What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?. Lighting Design Partnership International (China Branch) Co., Ltd. : The idea behind the exterior lighting was to create a "magic box", that would have a very different character by day and by night, when it would come alive with color-changing lighting. .Frank Scott: What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?. Lighting Design Partnership International (China Branch) Co., Ltd. : The lighting design for the facade had to directly achieve the architectural design intent from Woods Bagot, bypassing the lighting schematic design. Therefore, the design development was supplemented with various mockups to ensure a perfect "magic box" outcome which would be in sync with the main atrium's roof lighting. .Frank Scott: What are your future plans for this award winning design?. Lighting Design Partnership International (China Branch) Co., Ltd. : We can only wish continuous prosperity to the Beijing Vanke Jiny Plaza. .Frank Scott: How long did it take you to design this particular concept?. Lighting Design Partnership International (China Branch) Co., Ltd. : The lighting design part of the project started on December 27, 2010 in the Changping District of Beijing, China and the project had a soft opening on November 27, 2013. .Frank Scott: Why did you design this particular concept? Was this design commissioned or did you decide to pursuit an inspiration?. Lighting Design Partnership International (China Branch) Co., Ltd. : The lighting design for the facade had to follow the architectural design intent from Woods Bagot, leaving no room for another facade lighting design. .Frank Scott: Is your design being produced or used by another company, or do you plan to sell or lease the production rights or do you intent to produce your work yourself?. Lighting Design Partnership International (China Branch) Co., Ltd. : All of our clients' projects are uniquely designed and constructed. Therefore the lighting designs of these projects are unique. .Frank Scott: What made you design this particular type of work?. Lighting Design Partnership International (China Branch) Co., Ltd. : Vanke values LDPi's capabilities to design the lighting for the facade, interior and landscape lighting of mixed used retails, office buildings, five-star hotels and residences. .Frank Scott: Where there any other designs and/or designers that helped the influence the design of your work?. Lighting Design Partnership International (China Branch) Co., Ltd. : The lighting design for the facade had to follow the architectural design intent from Woods Bagot. .Frank Scott: Who is the target customer for his design?. Lighting Design Partnership International (China Branch) Co., Ltd. : Beijing Jinyu Vanke Real Estate Development Co., Ltd. .Frank Scott: What sets this design apart from other similar or resembling concepts?. Lighting Design Partnership International (China Branch) Co., Ltd. : All of our clients' projects are uniquely designed and constructed. Therefore the lighting designs of these projects are unique. .Frank Scott: How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?. Lighting Design Partnership International (China Branch) Co., Ltd. : The name of the project was assigned by our clients. .Frank Scott: Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?. Lighting Design Partnership International (China Branch) Co., Ltd. : General office software and design software (CAD, 2D rendering and lighting calculation). .Frank Scott: What is the most unique aspect of your design?. Lighting Design Partnership International (China Branch) Co., Ltd. : The magic box is the main and unique element of this project. .Frank Scott: Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?. Lighting Design Partnership International (China Branch) Co., Ltd. : LDPi China worked on the project with our client, the architect Woods Bagot, interior designer Benoy and landscape designer Aecom. .Frank Scott: What is the role of technology in this particular design?. Lighting Design Partnership International (China Branch) Co., Ltd. : Technology either in the form of hardware, software, LED are tools that are used to make a design intent come true. .Frank Scott: Is your design influenced by data or analytical research in any way? What kind of research did you conduct for making this design?. Lighting Design Partnership International (China Branch) Co., Ltd. : The design of the facade lighting is mostly influenced by subjective visual effects to appeal to the eyes of visitors while the design of the interior lighting is more subject to meeting local energy saving standards. .Frank Scott: What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?. Lighting Design Partnership International (China Branch) Co., Ltd. : The facade lighting design had to be confirmed with several 1:1 mockups to confirm technical lighting data (beam angles and location of anchor points) completed in cooperation with Benoy and with the support from Vanke. For the interior lighting, the challenge was to recommend lighting fixtures that would be matching several criteria: matching Vanke's limited budget, energy efficient with low maintenance cost. .Frank Scott: How did you decide to submit your design to an international design competition?. Lighting Design Partnership International (China Branch) Co., Ltd. : Successful design deserve to be seen and if possible at an international level. .Frank Scott: What did you learn or how did you improve yourself during the designing of this work?. Lighting Design Partnership International (China Branch) Co., Ltd. : The latest "GB 50034-2013 Standard for lighting design of buildings" implemented on June 01, 2014 mainly impacts the requirements interior lighting design. If these new standards were applied to the Jinyu Vanke project, there would be some areas, such as the atrium with the combination of functional and decorative lighting, where standards would be exceeded (sometimes with a 1:1 ratio). This gives an opportunity to work even closer with interior designers to discuss the possibility to prioritize the need for decorative lighting. .Frank Scott: Any other things you would like to cover that have not been covered in these questions?. Lighting Design Partnership International (China Branch) Co., Ltd. : For the design of commercial spaces, it is the cooperation between all the different parties involved in that project that makes it successful. Therefore, I like to go to commercial places that are well designed: shops and brands are visible and familiar with an overall comfortable, clear, clean and well maintained environment. .

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