Monthly Archives for September 2012

Another day…

Singapore, 28th September 2012 Another day, another time spent on LED dimming issues…a continuing saga. I am starting to be convinced now that dimming retrofit lamps should be avoided at all cost, at least in commercial or public applications. I … Continue reading

28. September 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Majet!

Jakarta, 27th September 2012 My last day in Jakarta…and it was again majet, majet! Trafic jams are becoming so horrible in this city that you wonder how people do business! Something is terribly wrong in the city planning and the … Continue reading

28. September 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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The power of design

Jakarta, 26th September 2012 Today I have the rare opportunity to see the old and new side by side and appreciate how powerful a new design can be and most of all how much design represents or projects the time … Continue reading

27. September 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Building boom?

Jakarta, 25th September 2012 The economy seems to be booming in Jakarta according to the project manager. If we may believe the latest forecast we may have trouble finding reliable and experienced contractors to fit out the building in time … Continue reading

26. September 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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F1 ast forward

Singapore, 24th September 2012 Operation moving, successfully completed! I am now in transit in Singapore on my way to Indonesia for the coming days. Surely you will all have read about the F1 night race that was held last night … Continue reading

24. September 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Moving!

Perth, 17 September 2012 This coming week I will be busy with moving and I may not be able to write much for my blog. Today and tomorrow mostly packing and Wednesday we are moving. Then rest of the week … Continue reading

18. September 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Day tripper

Kuala Lumpur, 14th September 2012 But not a one way ticket, yeah! I am in KL for the day, my third day in a row in Malaysia, though I made an overnight stop in Singapore. As I am attending to … Continue reading

15. September 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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From start to finish 2

Cherating, 13th September 2012 The thing is that it does not really finish with final programming and hand over. We wish sometimes (!)… and many times it does as far as our consultancy is concerned but a good design is as … Continue reading

13. September 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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From start to finish

Cherating, 12th September 2012 Commissioning a project is nearly like the birth of a baby. For all those months, sometimes years, you have been nurturing your design, preparing the ideas and concepts to come into reality. It is really a … Continue reading

12. September 2012 by Martin Klaasen
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Amazing progress

Singapore, 11th September 2012 Probably a little over a year ago I was still pretty sceptical about the performance of LED technology in outdoor flood lighting applications, but I have to admit the technology has caught up with me! As … Continue reading

11. September 2012 by Martin Klaasen
Categories: city beautification, light watch, lighting applications, lighting design, lighting of the future | 1 comment

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