Redesign and Lighting Technology Upgrade

Interior Design by KSLD | EFLA Lighting Design, in Radisson Blu Hotel, CologneKöln, Germany

Interior Design by KSLD | EFLA Lighting Design seen at Radisson Blu Hotel, Cologne, Köln - Redesign and Lighting Technology Upgrade
Interior Design by KSLD | EFLA Lighting Design seen at Radisson Blu Hotel, Cologne, Köln - Redesign and Lighting Technology UpgradeInterior Design by KSLD | EFLA Lighting Design seen at Radisson Blu Hotel, Cologne, Köln - Redesign and Lighting Technology UpgradeInterior Design by KSLD | EFLA Lighting Design seen at Radisson Blu Hotel, Cologne, Köln - Redesign and Lighting Technology Upgrade
Image credit: Radisson Hotel Group
This project consists of a redesign and lighting technology upgrade to the Radisson Blu Hotel reception and event space restaurant in Cologne. Working closely with Iliard interior design and Chandler KBS project management, we developed a fully LED lighting scheme, replacing existing lighting and introducing new integrated lighting details. These include LED linear solutions integrated into new timber work around each end of the bar and behind reception desks. We developed a catenary mesh fixed to the existing bar structure for a field of small LED pendants to hang over the bar, improving the intimacy of the space. We also created new crisp custom pendants needing to incorporate emergency lighting, covering the majority of the atrium floor. In the restaurant, existing downlights were updated with LED technology, and pendants were introduced over tables. New LED linear lighting was introduced to banquet seating, providing wall washing to express the boundaries of the room. The new lighting was integrated as far as possible with the existing dated lighting control system, while the new bar elements were set on a stand-alone DALI system. Overall, the design has created a distinct modernization of the property, which has been well received by hotel staff and Radisson brand management. Client: Radisson Hotel Group Interior Design: Iliard / Architecture & Project Management Project Management: Chandler KBS Lighting Designers: Kevan Shaw, Caroline Mowat, Claire Tomara Photography: Radisson Hotel Group

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"KSLD was established in 1989 and has built a strong reputation in a wide range of areas over the last three decades. We have an extensive portfolio of award-winning lighting design projects, both locally and internationally.

KSLD joined EFLA Consulting Engineering in November 2018. We are now proud to be KSLD, the EFLA Lighting Design Division. This merger increases the scale of practice and market access throughout the

The Nordic region, allowing us to take our lighting design capability to exciting new levels, creating leading-edge solutions in lighting design.

Our lighting designers come from arts, architecture and theatre backgrounds. We deal with light as a design medium, unique in its lack of substance but vital in creating the visual impact of a project."

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