Ilium Pendant Light
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Design by Foster & Partners.By Illuminating Experiences.
"The smallest details of a building, from door handles to taps, are often taken for granted, but it is these small elements with which building's users have direct contact." - Foster & Partners.
Foster & Partners realizes the importance of details and how they tie into an overall design. This idea is evident in the Ilium Pendant Light, which features a transparent pyrex glass outer diffuser and an opal white inner diffuser. The glass emerges from an anodized aluminum body and even disperses light, creating ambient illumination. The Ilium Pendant Light is finished to the very last detail.
Originally conceived for the Posthaus restaurant in St Moritz, the Ilium light concept was extended to a family of lights for Italian lighting manufacturer Nemo and launched at the Milan Furniture Fair in April 2007.
Available in two sizes.
Material(s): Glass, Metal
- ILI-HHC-52: 4"D X 20"H, 118" overall height
- ILI-HHC-51: 4"D X 30"H, 118" overall height
Lamp Type: HALOGEN
Bulbs: 1 X 50W 120V E26 (medium base) PAR20 halogen lamp (not included)
Listing: CUL, UL
Manufacturer Specifications: Click to download specifications.
Model(s): ILI-HHC-51 ILI-HHC-52
Norman Foster was born in Manchester in 1935. After graduating from Manchester University School of Architecture and City Planning in 1961 he won a Henry Fellowship to Yale University, where he gained a Masters Degree in Architecture.
He is the founder and chairman of Foster & Partners. Founded in London in 1967, it is now a worldwide practice, with project offices in more than twenty countries. Over the past four decades the company has been responsible for a strikingly wide range of work, from urban master plans, public infrastructure, airports, civic and cultural buildings, offices and workplaces to private houses and product design. Since its inception, the practice has received 470 awards and citations for excellence and has won more than 86 international and national competitions. Current and recent work includes the largest single building on the planet, Beijing Airport, the redevelopment of Dresden Railway Station, Millau Viaduct in France, the Swiss Re tower and the Great Court at the British Museum in London, an entire University Campus for Petronas in Malaysia, the Hearst Headquarters tower in New York, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Robert and Arlene Kogod Courtyard at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington and research centres at Stanford University, California.
He became the 21st Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate in 1999 and was awarded the Praemium Imperiale Award for Architecture in 2002. He has been awarded the American Institute of Architects Gold Medal for Architecture (1994), the Royal Gold Medal for Architecture (1983), and the Gold Medal of the French Academy of Architecture (1991). In 1990 he was granted a Knighthood in the Queens Birthday Honours, and in 1999 was honoured with a Life Peerage, becoming Lord Foster of Thames Bank.See other lights/products from Foster & Partners
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