Uli+Friends: Architectural Illumination Planning

Nick All Posts, Architecture & Design, Lighting

Uli Petzold’s koan-like credo is “Lighting is not lighting.” He explains: “If a space is evenly lit you give equal importance to everything. But some features deserve more emphasis than others.” “Not lighting,” means eliminating over-lighting, channeling daylight, adding smart fixtures, balancing them and reflecting them. Petzold runs the aesthetic illumination planning business “Uli+friends” in Miami, Florida, with a team …