Abstract The traditional idea of urban public lighting is based on a double approach: on one side, economical savings and technical performances based on quantitative data, on the other side, the creative contribution of lighting practitioners focuses on enhancing urban amenity and strengthening the night-time experience of the city. This dual position is also well…Read more »

Urban darkness (6): reflections on metal pixels, mosaics and microsurfaces

Urban spaces are full of artificial lights that make the space generally visible, legible and sometimes very crowded of information and lighting signals. Urban lighting is not only about  functional luminaries and lighting fixtures but also lighting signs for street information and navigation and communication billboards for commercial advertisements are available. More than this, several…Read more »