Automobile Client Center | New Car Delivery
In 2015, mawa designed and developed large-format indirect-lighting for new car delivery in the client services center of an automobile manufacturer. The two-part delivery hall flanks the vehicle preparation area and abuts the outer curved wall as a result of the oval floor plan. Based on the requirements of the project light planner, a total of six profile lights, each more than 28 meters in length, were developed which illuminate the two symmetrical rooms with pure reflected light and reference their geometry.
In each room, three profiles run the length of the floor plan, parallel to one another. Each profile consists of nine individual segments, from one and a half to three and a half meters long. The two outer profiles are 40 centimeters wide and emit light in only one direction, toward the central spatial axis. The middle profile is twice as wide and emits light in both directions.
Each of the six profiles conceals 1,932 LEDs behind a single visual element. Ballasts and cables are housed beneath angled, removable cover panels, which also serve as reflection surfaces. The challenge of a wide room with a low ceiling height was to use a low profile to create glare-free light and distribute it deep into the room.
All twelve end pieces approach the ceiling with a curved return. The four end pieces of the profiles returning along the facade were particularly difficult, because they horizontally approach the curved exterior wall, biaxial modeling was necessary. Special pallets were constructed to subsequently deliver the large volumes.