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Simpolux - Lume Arquitetura: Human Centric Lighting

Simpolux – Lume Arquitetura: Human Centric Lighting

Human Centric Lighting … Illumination for a Healthier Life. Human centric lighting (HCL) is a lighting system that can benefit the biological, emotional, health and well being of people. This is achieved by controlling a luminaire to mimic the color and intensity levels of light throughout the day. Until recently this idea could not be […]

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LDB Lights – Lume Arquitetura

The April/May issue of Lume Arquitetura has a very nice article about my work and office. I wish to thank the publisher of Lume and all the staff for doing such a great job. They have made me look good in print and pictures! I could not be more pleased.

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The U.S. made the right call on lightbulbs

Here’s a link to an article from the Washington Post on the use of LEDs and higher efficiency lights in the U.S. market. It’s taken a long time but LEDs are main stream and Edison’s incandescent light bulb is on its way to oblivion. The LED’s efficiency (more lumens with less wattage) keeps going up. And […]

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GE turns out the lights on CFLs

GE announcement as seen in Gizmag Emerging Technology Magazine Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) that could fit into standard light sockets only hit the market in the 1980s, but the signs are their days may be numbered. GE has announced it will cease production of CFLs this year and instead switch its focus to producing LEDs. […]

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Semana Design Rio

I completed a two day seminar this week at Semana Design Rio, where I lectured about the concept of Human Centric Lighting and it potential uses. My partner, Lilian, opened the lecture by introducing my translator, Melissa Mello e Souza and me to the attendees at each lecture. Here are a few more photos as well.

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A last minute open invitation to you …    

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Ou Tudo ou Nada, A First Look

Ou Tudo ou Nada (The Full Monty) will be opening at Teatro Net in Copacabana next week end. We have been rehearsing and performing this musical in Niteroi for the last two weeks, under the direction of Tadeu Aguiar. He and the cast have created a very appealing show that I am sure the public will enjoy. […]

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Lume Arquitetura: First Baptist Church of Rio de Janeiro Project is Complete

I’d like to announce the completion of the First Baptist Church Project; an LED consultation that improves visibility while saving energy. Click here to see some of the latest photographs and paperwork used to install the new lighting system. This project has been published in the June/July issue of Lume Arquitetura.

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Ideia Design: Interview Published in On-Line Magazine

In May I was interviewed by Ideia Design, a magazine created in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Click here to open a new tab and read the article. I usually try to provide both English and Portuguese translations but that is not immediately possible.

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Lume Arquitetura: Balancing an Architectural Lighting Design with the Cost of Energy

This is an article that was published in Lume Arquitetura in the Dec. 2010 / Jan. 2011 issue. Click the link below to read the PDFs. Lume 2010 – English version Lume 2010 – em Portugues

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September 2021