Monthly Archives for December 2014

12.12.1212

Perth, 12th December 2014 It seems a fitting date to end season 5 of blogging, the 12th of the 12th after coincidentally 1212 blogs! As it happens todays blog is number 1212, quite a respectable number of what started as … Continue reading

12. December 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Lighting photography

Perth, 11th December 2014 With one more blog to go tomorrow before I call it a day (year), I received back a series of stunning photographs from our Fremantle project taken by professional photographer Ron Tan. He does fantastic work, … Continue reading

11. December 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Heritage lighting in practice

Perth, 10th December 2014 Today I presented a paper on the challenges of lighting heritage buildings, an event sponsored by Heritage Perth and the Town Planning Group (TPG) under the banner of Heritage in Practice where experts from various backgrounds … Continue reading

10. December 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Alarm bells…

Perth, 9th December 2014 You can really sense that the year is coming to a close, some of my clients, business relations and project colleagues are already partially switched off probably planning their year-end holidays, others are rushing to finish … Continue reading

09. December 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Visual confirmation

Perth, 8th December 2014 Yes I missed my blog on Friday, I know, came back late, had friends over during the weekend, just did not get to it. This week I am back in Perth and this will be my … Continue reading

09. December 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Before and after

Jakarta, 4th December 2014 You learn the most from seeing the end result from all your efforts. Seeing is believing as they say and therefore going to site to see the fruits of your (years of) labour is extremely instructive. … Continue reading

04. December 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Can you believe it!

Jakarta, 3rd December 2014 Commissioning projects is an experience by itself. I am in Jakarta today and tomorrow to start the commissioning stage of a hotel that has taken more than 8 years (!) to finish and  still we are … Continue reading

03. December 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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Phasing out the old lighting technologies

Singapore, 2nd December 2014 The big discussion these days is not only about the rapid progress of the LED lighting technology but also the rapid demise of the old conventional technologies. The IES ANZ (Illuminating and Engineering Society of Australia … Continue reading

02. December 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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I am an (lighting) architect

Singapore, 1st December 2014 Sometimes you come across some Facebook or YouTube material that relates to our business and makes you smile in recognition. In this case I was sent links to some videos in which architects rap about their … Continue reading

01. December 2014 by Martin Klaasen
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