"Bright lights, big city" is the title of Bernd's latest opinion piece for Landscape Architecture NZ No. 27, which is out now. It tackles the unnoticed replacement of the old high-pressure sodium street lights with cold beam 4000˚Kelvin-LEDs, that will change the sensual experience of urban nights forever.
The council technocrats excluded lighting designers from this massive operation, which will make Auckland city nights soon as romantic and atmospheric as an open fridge. Bernd asks: how does a kiss feel under 4000˚K?