DURHAM UNIVERSITY

Project Category: Education

Products used: QUAD 62 with linear LED

This major redevelopment of Durham University’s gateway building is a state-of-the-art sustainable building, designed by Cundall and lit by Optelma to meet the establishment's ambitious sustainability aspirations. This included upgrading to LED with automatic lighting control to minimise energy usage, complemented by maximisation of natural daylight. Laxa Pendants create playful local lighting around the canteen with Quad 100 lighting the corridors and expansive library. ‘BREEAM’ awarded an ‘Excellent’ rating to Durham, who also won ‘Best Education Building’ at LABC Building Excellence Northern Awards 2013.