The 477 Collins Street site is an amalgamation of three older buildings known as the Record Chambers (1887), the New Zealand chambers (1887-8) and Olderfleet (1890).
Energy Saving Schemes have caused Julien Freed to advocate for compliance with Australian Lighting Standards. Let us consider the current Standards as a line in the sand between anarchy in lighting design and a utopian dream. Standards create a level playing field where designs can be prepared and compared in an objective way for technical requirements and a subjective way for aesthetic requirements.
‘Sustainable’. ‘Energy efficient’. ‘Green’. Regardless of the specific adjective used, reducing the energy consumed by lighting is a major priority for many lighting professionals. Many of