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Water Cube Landscape Lighting: Add a Modern Touch to Your Landscape


December 5, 2023

The Beijing National Aquatics Center, affectionately known as the "Water Cube," is a stunning architectural marvel that not only stands as a testament to human ingenuity but also serves as a beacon of innovation in landscape lighting design. The Water Cube's intricate façade, composed of translucent ETFE (ethylene-tetrafluoroethylene) bubbles, provides a canvas for a mesmerizing interplay of light and color, transforming the structure into a captivating spectacle both day and night.

At the heart of this luminous transformation lies a sophisticated LED landscape lighting system, carefully engineered to accentuate the Water Cube's unique design elements and evoke a sense of awe and wonder. The system seamlessly integrates high-intensity, energy-efficient LED fixtures into the building's structure, allowing for a dynamic display of light that dances across the bubbles, creating an enchanting spectacle that has become synonymous with the Water Cube itself.

Water Cube Landscape Lighting

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Water Cube

The Water Cube is the largest stadium in the Beijing Olympic Park, and is the venue for the swimming, diving and synchronized swimming competitions of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. The architectural design of the Water Cube, called "Water Cube", was designed by PTW Australia and constructed by China State Construction Engineering Corporation, China Construction International and ARUP.

The facade of the Water Cube consists of a large number of ETFE membranes with excellent light transmission. Under the illumination of LED lamps, the façade of the Water Cube can show different color effects, and at night it presents a colorful effect.

Landscape Lighting

Landscape lighting is the use of outdoor lighting to enhance the beauty and functionality of outdoor space. It can be used to emphasize architectural features, create an atmosphere and improve safety. Landscape lighting can also be used to extend the use of outdoor spaces such as patios, decks and gardens.

What are the features of Water Cube LED landscape lighting project?

Water Cube LANDSCAPE LIGHTING uses high brightness and high color rendering LED fixtures to ensure uniformity and aesthetics of the lighting effect.

Water Cube LANDSCAPE LIGHTING adopts dynamic control technology, which can realize diversified changes of lighting according to different occasions and demands.

Water Cube LANDSCAPE LIGHTING adopts energy-saving and environmental protection technology to reduce energy consumption.

What are the types of landscape lighting?

Path lights: these are low voltage lights used to illuminate paths and sidewalks.

Spotlights: These are used to highlight specific features such as trees, statues or fountains.

Floodlights: Used to illuminate walls or other large areas with light.

String Lights: Used to create a festive atmosphere, such as on a patio or around a tree.

Solar lights: a good option for areas without electricity.

Water Cube

What are the benefits of landscape lighting?

Increased safety: landscape lighting can help increase safety by illuminating sidewalks and other areas where people may walk.

Increased curb appeal: landscape lighting can help make your home more attractive to potential buyers.

Extended use of outdoor spaces: landscape lighting can help you enjoy your outdoor spaces more by extending their use throughout the day.

Enhanced Ambiance: Landscape lighting can be used to create a variety of atmospheres, such as romantic, relaxing, or festive.

What are the main applications of LEDs in landscape lighting projects?

Brightening building facade: led light fixtures with high light efficiency, rich color, controllability and other characteristics can effectively enhance the brightness and aesthetics of the building facade. For example, the facade of Beijing Water Cube is brightened with led light fixtures, which presents a colorful effect at night.

Create landscape atmosphere: led light fixtures can create different landscape atmospheres according to different scene requirements. For example, in parks, squares and other public places, led light fixtures can be used to create a romantic, cozy atmosphere; in commercial streets, led light fixtures can be used to create a vibrant, stylish atmosphere.

Demonstrate architectural features: led light fixtures can be used to demonstrate architectural features through changes in light and shadow. For example, in museums, memorials and other buildings, you can use led light fixtures for light and shadow show, vividly show the history and cultural connotation of the building.

Landscape Lighting

An Enduring Legacy of Innovation

The Water Cube's landscape lighting system serves as a testament to the power of innovation in landscape lighting design. Its seamless integration of LED technology, coupled with its creative use of lighting techniques, has transformed the Water Cube into an iconic landmark, captivating visitors from around the globe. The Water Cube stands as a beacon of creativity, demonstrating how landscape lighting can elevate architecture, enhance ambiance, and create lasting memories.

The successful implementation of LED landscape lighting project in Water Cube provides a model for the application of LED in landscape lighting project.

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About the author

TUBU is an expert in LED light research with more than 10 years of experience in this field. We hope that through our TUBU research, LED lighting technology will become more popular and bring greater convenience and comfort to people's lives.

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