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Detail of Burri's Landi bench materialised in Natwood

Wood in the Public Space – an Exciting Challenge: we identify a city based on its buildings, its landscape architecture, and its density – however, it is above all the city furniture that makes a cityscape unique and distinctive.

 

City furniture must have a timeless design, be extremely resistant, and above all must stay beautiful for a long time at minimum maintenance. The life cycle costs of a city infrastructure are an important factor for investment decisions. With wood especially, there may be long-term problems caused by standing water or moss which damages the surface and adversely affects aesthetics, safety and user comfort. This means that life cycle costs could be significantly reduced if these weaknesses could be eliminated without a coating while at the same time substantially increasing durability.

 

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Sat 17.10.

‘Nightshade’ by Beat Karrer for Burri

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 17.10.2009 - Tagged as: , , , ,

'Nightshade' outdoor lighting by Beat Karrer for Burri

'Nightshade' outdoor lighting by Beat Karrer for Burri

The Swiss manufacturer Burri recently launched this discreet but extremely efficient outdoor LED lamp, designed by the Swiss designer Beat Karrer. The smartness of ‘Nightshade’ resides in the newly developed principle of controlling the light – it minimizes light contamination and achieves a high efficiency as well as a targeted light distribution. Like this – and this is most essential for outdoor lighting – ‘Nightshade’ illuminates and directs, without blinding.

Laser-cut metal sheet for the reflector

Laser-cut metal sheet for the reflector

Reflector model

Reflector model

Reflector models

Reflector models

Light measurement

Light measurement

'Nightshade' by Beat Karrer for Burri

'Nightshade' by Beat Karrer for Burri

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