The Parsons Building at Newcastle College has replaced the outdated, and no longer fit for purpose, Parsons Tower. Having undergone a £15m transformation, the Parsons Building is home to the college’s business, childcare, healthcare and science courses. Spanning 10 floors, the building encompasses a wide range of vocational facilities including a simulation hospital ward, occupational health simulation space, science labs and childcare education suites.
The electrical system for the new building was designed by Desco, with the installation completed by Vaughan Engineering services. The lighting scheme was developed by Park Lighting Design, who partnered with LITE to specify and supply the technology to fulfil the design.
LITE specified iColor Cove MX Powercore from Color Kinetics to illuminate the central atria of the new building. Each floor is programmed a different colour, resulting in a vibrant and striking spectacle as night falls. Each 1200mm cove fixture is individually controlled via a Color Kinetics iPlayer, also specified by LITE. This controller is a compact yet powerful show storage and playback device.
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