In skilled hands, lighting enhances, sculpts and inspires. It can also influence well being.
Lighting at Arup brings together art, science and technology. Our truly global team of designers create expressive, sustainable and award-winning concepts in light. We understand the interplay of structural form and lighting, and work with architects and artists to provide original conceptual designs. Our technical knowledge ensures that concepts become viable solutions.
We also know how lighting affects people at work, at home, at school and at play – not just inside but for outside spaces too. This equips us to shape solutions that are as positive for people as they are sustainable for the environment and for businesses.
Arup helps clients think about lighting strategically – whether their goal is to use the visual and emotional impact of light to strengthen brand experiences or to lower carbon emissions and save on energy bills.
We bring excellence to the design of the most challenging lighting schemes, such as world-class sporting venues, where lighting quality is critical so that the broadcast media doesn’t miss a trick.
Designing with daylight
Natural light can enhance architecture, improve the way people feel and reduce our reliance on electricity.
Arup is an acknowledged leader in day lighting – our team brings together the best in creative and scientific thinking. Our analysis of the affects of natural light is precise, while our design ability sees us working closely with such architects as Renzo Piano and Herzog & de Meuron.
In museums and galleries, our skill in using daylight theatrically comes to the fore. Our celebrated lighting designs for the New Acropolis Museum and Art Institute of Chicago show how sophisticated manipulation of natural light can create drama without sacrificing the sensitivity required in lighting valuable exhibits.
Façades that engage
The interaction of light with a building’s skin influences both interior environment and outward expression.
We work closely with building physicists and façade engineers to understand and control interior lighting and solar heat-gain in the daytime. At night, when light defines a building’s signature, we use lighting designs and media façades to stunning effect. Our approach encases corporate identity and brand image in clean and neatly finished detail, thoroughly customised for each client.
In Beijing, Arup used LED lighting and photovoltaic arrays in the GreenPix zero-energy media wall, an interactive façade that produces twice the energy it consumes. In Abu Dhabi, our lighting helped create a landmark night-sky profile for the Yas Hotel.
Light that works in context
Lighting guides us, and directs our attention. It makes our cities vibrant and our streets safer. On the other hand, too much of the wrong kind of light becomes unwanted ‘light pollution’ and inflates our energy use.
Arup brings thoughtful approaches to lighting into master plans to create places that work better for people. We think of lighting in its functional and cultural roles in urban renewal plans such as the Heart of Doha. We also consider how lighting defines a new place, as in New Songdo City.
Quality Lighting That Saves You Money
Greater energy efficiency, smart controls and enhanced environments are just a few of the benefits you can achieve with professional lighting design and installation by Lighting. Our experienced team delivers straightforward solutions for your specific requirements and preferences.
Given the wide variety of lighting technology available today, our designs use the most energy-efficient products. And because saving energy is good for the environment, many utility companies offer substantial rebates and incentive programs.
We are an approved contractor for utility companies in our markets, enabling us to make sure you receive maximum utility rebates.
We understand how to design lighting systems for older as well as new structures in a way that makes the best use of your space and delivers the greatest longevity.
Advancements in lighting technology enable you to control how your lighting performs. Smart control solutions provide additional efficiency as well as greater control and an enhanced environment.
Consistent and attractive lighting can make your workplace more conducive to productivity. It can also improve shopping experiences so they’re more pleasant for your customers and more lucrative for you. Proper exterior lighting makes your building and surrounding areas safer for customers and employees.
Our in-house consultants take the time to understand the functional performance and energy savings you want to achieve. We do a detailed energy assessment and document the specific return on investment you can gain with any installation we propose. We have in-depth knowledge about all types of lighting products, and are able to recommend the ideal fixtures for any facility.
At the time of installation, you can count on full-time staff of licensed electricians to do the job professionally, on time and on budget. The continuity and accountability of working with employees from one company for design and installation means you receive excellent service every step of the way.
We offer financing options through a variety of financial partners, delivering competitive, value-added solutions.
Phone: 0419 265 416
John Curtin Electrical Services
5 Bay St, Coogee NSW 2034
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