SELUX undertakes outdoor illumination task of EXPO 2016 Antalya that is exhibited under the motto of ‘Flowers and Children’
For the illumination of the EXPO grounds comprising 53 national gardens as well as other theme-based gardens grouped around an artificial lake, famous German manufacturer SELUX’s exterior luminaires were preferred. Therefore major part of illumination task for the gardens that conceived by ARTI Mimarlık were undertaken by SELUX that is exclusively represented in Turkey by LAMP 83.
As well as creating a visual comfort, ensuring brightness and safety for visitors during the evening and at night-time, the hundreds of pole-top luminaires from the Astro and Olivio series also lend the grounds an impressive overall appearance during darkness. The 15-metre high poles from the Olivio Sistema design line, each of which is fitted with 15 Olivio Grande light heads, are a particular eye-catcher. These have been erected at prominent locations such as the main entrance, side entrance, Expo tower and Expo Square. The Olivio luminaire heads coil in an elegant spiral up the poles ensuring a state-of-the-art but at the same time organic look.
Local light planner Niyazi Avci explains of the lighting concept: ‘Each of the luminaire heads can be aligned individually with their rotationally symmetrical 40° LED optics and controlled via DALI. This has enabled us to make flexible use of just a few pole-top luminaires for uniform lighting of both open spaces and exhibition objects.’
The paths around the various national gardens are also lined with pole-top luminaires from the Olivio series. A total of 266 luminaires from the Olivio Candelabra design line with three Olivio Medio light heads emit their high-quality LED light via rotationally symmetrical wide-beaming reflectors. The planners chose 4000 Kelvin as the light colour with an above standard CRI of >80 for natural reproduction of the ubiquitous colourful plants and flowers.
The third Selux luminaire type specified in the project was the Astro pole-top luminaire. Almost four hundred of these are located at various prominent locations such as at the VIP building, the Press Centre, the amphitheatre and the Children‘s Island. They are equipped with symmetrically reflecting optics and a striking blue-effect ring. Whereas the luminaires from the Olivio series naturally complement horticultural exhibitions, the Astro luminaires enable a pleasantly sobering contrast.
In short, whether for an organic look or a distinctive technical design, when it came to sustainability, the exhibition planners chose the ideal lighting partner as SELUX. Premium-quality LED modules and precision optics ensure optimal energy efficiency. Thanks to the durable materials, corrosion-resistant surfaces and robust designs, these luminaires will retain their look of quality and aesthetics for years to come.
SELUX’s distinctive lighting solutions and luminaires are presented in Turkey by their sole exclusive distributor, LAMP 83, through its well-known service quality and distribution channels.