Tate Modern Blacks Out for Olafur Eliasson’s Little Sun

As part of Olafur Eliasson: Little Sun at Tate Modern, to be launched on 28 July 2012, visitors will be invited to look at works of art in the dark using only the light of Eliasson’s Little Sun solar-powered lamps. The presentation at Tate Modern has been developed for the London 2012 Festival that runs across the UK until 9 September 2012.

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Stirling Prize Shortlist Announced

Four Arup projects make the 2012 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist. The Sainsbury Laboratory, Cambridge, the Hepworth Wakefield Gallery, New Court Rothschild Bank, and the Lyric Theatre, Belfast have all been considered for what is regarded as the UK's most prestigious architecture prize.

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Inspiration with Luccas from John Cullen

luccaThe 1w LED Lucca uplight is a cool to the touch versatile accent light providing a warm 2700 Kelvin shaft of light. The Lucca can be used as an uplight, downlight and step washer, adding a dramatic layer to any lighting scheme and enhancing architectural details, whether contemporary or traditional.

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Shropshire Schools Go Solar To Save Energy And Costs

Sundorne School and Sports College in Shrewsbury are now benefiting from the first pilot scheme in Shropshire to generate ‘green’ electricity in council buildings from solar power. The school is one of 17 in Shropshire to harness the power of the sun as part of Shropshire Council’s Carbon Management Programme to cut energy costs.

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AGRenewables and Great Glemham Farms Propose 15MW Solar Park

Great Glemham Farms and AGRenewables are proposing the development of a 15MW solar farm near Great Glemham. If constructed the site would generate up to 15,135MWh of low carbon electricity eac year – enough to power the equivalent of 4,586 average UK households and prevent approximately 6,508 tonnes of CO2 from being emitted into the atmosphere annually.*

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Sandtoft In Line For Top Industry Award

Doncaster-based Sandtoft has earned recognition for its PV48 solar roofing system which is the first of its kind to integrate with all types of tiles or slates and has been designed with the roofer in mind.

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GMI Energy delivers second solar scheme for Town Centre Securities

Following the success of the largest city centre solar photovoltaic system of its time at Clarence Dock car park in Leeds, Town Centre Securities PLC (TCS) have once again called upon GMI to deliver another renewable energy scheme on the roof of their prestigious Urban Exchange retail development on Great Ancoats Street in Manchester.

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