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Unilever’s German head office lights up the office category


December 1st, 2009

In a prominent location in Hamburg’s Hafencity, a dynamic new urban development near the cruise ship terminal was the centre stage for the award-winning Unilever office.

Designed and planned by Behnisch Architekten, the focus was on an innovative energy concept, a project that recently won the World Architecture Festival’s office category.

On the banks of the Elbe river, the Unileverhaus is flooded by light, natural and energy-saving thanks to the curvaceous Nimbus creations displayed in the core atrium. 

Transparent glass windows and doors allowing light to pour in – fitting for the corporation’s ‘vitality’ mission – compliment the first use of LED.next technology in the workplace.

Using up to 70% less energy than standard halogen or other lamps, the lighting was developed in collaboration with Nimbus Design.

In addition to Modul Q luminaires for office areas and corridors, over 1,300 Office Air LED luminaires are being used for efficient and ergonomic workstations.

Nimbus LED.next lights are available exclusively from KODA lighting.


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