Monthly Archives for May 2014

Professional hazards

Perth, 29th May 2014 It is fast approaching winter in Perth which brings along early darkness and late sunrises. Now on my early morning walk (normally somewhere between 7 and 8 in the morning) the sun just comes up and the … Continue reading

29. May 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Reporting

Perth, 28th May 2014 Sometimes you have to do the extra mile to satisfy the project team and ultimately your client. I spent a good part of the day converting my concept presentation into a report format that will find … Continue reading

28. May 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Ceilings

Perth, 27th May 2014 Heritage ceilings can be quite intricate and finding a lighting solution that validates the ceiling features without really impeding its beauty is a challenge. I have been looking at lighting for heritage ceilings and really one … Continue reading

27. May 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Heritage and history

Perth, 26th May 2014 Another week another country…my schedule has been fairly hectic lately and that when I was hoping to take my foot of the pedal! We have nicely settled into our new office in Singapore but I haven’t … Continue reading

26. May 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Budgets revisited

Jakarta-Singapore, 23rd May 2014 On my way back to Singapore for the weekend after a busy travelling week… One of the key issues that I have had to deal with is quality and budget, the ever recurring challenge when dealing … Continue reading

23. May 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Experience

Jakarta, 22nd May 2014 From pollution to traffic jam, the world is certainly not perfect and travelling as I do, brings me from one extreme to another. It took me well over 2 hours to reach my hotel from the … Continue reading

23. May 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Pollution

Shanghai, 21St May 2014 One of the things you can’t escape in China’s big cities is the pollution. It’s quite scary and I must say that despite that I like coming to Shanghai I thank God I am not living … Continue reading

22. May 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Meetings

Shanghai, 20th May 2014 Not one meeting is the same I dare say; often even meetings are totally unpredictable. I am not talking about your regular progress meetings often held in clients’ or contractors site office; no I am talking … Continue reading

20. May 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Are LED’s takig over our lives?

Shanghai, 19th May 2014 Arrived in the land of LED for a couple of project meetings over the next few days…with (as I have been made to understand) more than 6000 LED manufacturers in China alone I think we can … Continue reading

19. May 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Missing the boat…

Singapore, 16th May 2014 I don’t often come into a place where I think someone has really totally missed the boat in regards to lighting. Last night I went for a site assessment of the current lighting with the aim … Continue reading

16. May 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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