Boundless Pond Illuminated by Lumenworks Lighting Design

January 28th, 2010

Boundless Pond was created for Ellis Partners LLC and installed July 2009. The wall-sculpture is located in the lobby of the newly built $150M Jack London Market Building on the waterfront inOakland, CA.

The artwork’s image combines rings emanating across a “liquid surface” with an abstract pattern of steel lace representing the cornucopia of the Marketplace and all it’s interactivity. This flat pattern has then been formed into a series of curves that create horizontal bands, giving the piece further sculptural dimension while metaphorically sending a secondary set of “waves” through the piece.

The Port of Oakland has long been a distributor of California’s bounty to the world and this piece celebrates both the local and international aspect of the Marketplace.

Peace for the new year!
Roger White Stoller
& Stoller Studio

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May 16th, 2009

Lighting design, as it applies to the built environment, is both a science and an art.  It is also known as architectural lighting design.  Quality lighting design can improve task performance or the aesthetics of a building or a space, whereas improperly designed lighting can easily result in extreme energy waste, poor aesthetics, an unsafe environment or adverse health and psychological effects.

Savings Though Energy-Efficient Lighting

Lighting includes the use of both electric and natural light sources.

Natural lighting is the most efficient solution for achieving significant energy conservation.  Taking advantage of this natural resource through full height windows, clerestory windows, skylights and controls can drastically reduce building operation cost.

The lighting design team can integrate natural lighting into the design creating more energy-efficient environment and reduce the overall building maintenance.

Electric lighting represents a major component of energy consumption, accounting for a significant part of all energy consumed worldwide.  In homes and offices, from 20 to 50% of the total energy consumed is due to electric lighting.  In many buildings over 80% of lighting energy consumed is an unnecessary expense due to over-illumination.  The annual cost of that lighting and its additional maintenance can be substantial.  For example, a single 100 watt light bulb used just six hours a day can cost over $25 per year to use.

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