TITLE

Johnston Marklee & Associates liquify the ceiling plane of The Orchid restaurant in coastal Los Angeles

AUTHOR(S)
Fortmeyer, Russell
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Architectural Record;Nov2007, Vol. 195 Issue 11, p202
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article describes the lighting design created by Johnston Marklee & Associates for the ceiling of The Orchid Restaurant in Los Angeles, California. Inspired by the petals of the restaurant's namesake flower, the architects designed white acrylic panels in a standard size and hung them with steel wire cables from a Unistrut support system attached to the structural ceiling. The architects painted the overlying ceiling cavity white and installed a series of 50-watt MR16 track lights directed toward portions of the ceiling plane.
ACCESSION #
27637371

 

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