The new Osram Americas Headquarters needed to directly speak to the mission of this well-known global lighting company. Lighting solutions incorporated two powerful metaphors – “rays of light”, and “light leaks”. A super-ray – a two-story space surrounded by light – draws visitors from reception up a staircase, creating a dynamic and ever-changing experience. LED tiles mounted continuously behind frosted acrylic ceiling panels create an ever-changing backlit effect, defining the super-ray with anything from daylight simulation to media projection.
Both dynamic in nature and highly efficient at 25% below energy code, this project was designed on budget using only light sources manufactured by Osram.
- • A glowing ceiling with light reflective surfaces on all sides
- • Programmable 64-pixel RGB LED tiles
- • 25% below energy code
- Sasaki Associates
- • 118,000 square feet
- Illuminating Engineering Society (IES)
- • Interior Lighting Design Award of Merit