03 Jan '12, 8pm

Office Ceilings Mimic Lighting of Cloudy Days with New LED Design

Office Ceilings Mimic Lighting of Cloudy Days with New LED Design

We know that nature makes us nicer , but can we bring nature inside virtually and still keep the positive effects? researchers from the Stuttgart-based Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Engineering IAO want to find out with an interesting concept for making an office ceiling look like the sky, complete with rolling clouds. The ceiling, which extends the entire length and width of the room, simulates lighting conditions similar to what you'd experience sitting out on a lawn somewhere, with slight variations as clouds pass over. The goal is to make you feel like you kind of are sitting out on a lawn somewhere. The ceiling is made of 50cm x 50cm tiles, with each tile consisting of 288 LEDs. Dr. Matthias Bues, head of department at the IAO, states , “The board is mounted on the ceiling. A diffuser film in matt white is attached approximately 30cm beneath the LEDs and ensures...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/gadgets/office-ceilings-mimic-l...

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