Semester 2, 2008
HIGH POWER 1-5 watt LED Lighting
Residential, Office & Outdoor Luminaire design.
This design studio seeks to promote the use of energy efficient high-power light emitting diode luminaires in residential, office and outdoor environments.
Whitelight is a collaborative studio between RMIT University, Foshan University and National Star Optoelectronics. National Star is a new entrant to the 1 watt high power LED market. Therefore, RMIT students will be able to choose from a range of other manufacturers 1-5watt high-power LED for their luminaires.
There will be a Major and Minor project for the residential/ office and outdoor luminaires. Effectively the major project will manifest as an operational prototype the minor project will be a series of high-quality renderings. This industry focus studio will allow students to generate an impressive folio piece.
The studio involves 4 contact hours per week and will demand at least 12 hours per week of solid work beyond class time.
The structure of the studio will comprise:
• Major project, three weeks finished sketch concepts and nine weeks to complete the manufacturing.
• Minor project, the six weeks to finish sketched concepts and renderings.