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[highlight1]  Concrete Lamp  [/highlight1]

One form – three possible relationships positions

The lamp with the spherical lampshade from a massive poured concrete shell was developed by the design and architecture firm unit-berlin for the restaurant HBC. Due to high demand. Each lamp is characterized by its individual concrete structure and fascinated. by the contrast of the classical form and the rough aesthetics of the material The lamps are made by hand in a factory in Berlin and are available in two versions as a pendant or floor lamp.

These expressive lighting objects are made of 12 kg concrete, cast in one-piece. In spite of its radical simplicity this light fitting offers a wide range of atmospherical lightning solutions. Each of the unique shells is handcrafted in Berlin in a limited edition and this small series is now available online as ceiling pendant or floor lamp.

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The “Concrete Lamp” is a spherical lampshade from a massive poured concrete shell. The light was from the architecture and Designbüro unit-berlin for the restaurant. HBC developed and is produced in a limited edition in a single factory in Berlin by hand. Each lamp is characterized by its individual concrete structure and fascinated by the contrast of the classical form and the rough aesthetics of the material.

Type A: Pendant light with mounting rod of rebar

The light can be mounted because of the three openings in the shell in three different positions, so that the loss of light aligned differently and direct or indirect lighting situations can be customized. Mounting bar is a reinforcing steel, which is made individually to the desired length specifications.

Type B: Floor lamp with steel ring for stable positioning

In the version as floor lamp is placed on the concrete shell a steel ring on the floor and can be rotated in any direction.

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Name: Concrete Lamp
Type: Pendant light, Floor Lamp
Materials:
lampshade:

  • 3.5 cm cast concrete, unreinforced
  • Unbhandelt surfaces, some with air pockets
  • Cement gray color varies individually

Type A – Pendant light:

  • Reinforcing steel with a dark layer of scale
  • waxed surface

Type B – Floor lamp:

  • from hot rolled steel with darker scale layer
  • waxed surface

Materials Combination: Concrete / Cement, Eco / Recycled / Green
Dimensions: Shade diameter: ø 25cm

  • Length mounting bar in custom lengths up to 3m
  • Special lengths on request

Weight: Concrete shielding including electronic components: 12.3 kg
Lamp Type: Recommended use of energy saving lamps, max. 18W

  • Indirect light: energy saving lamp 9W E27
  • Direct light: energy saving reflector lamp R80 7W E27, warm White

Colour: Grey
Year: 2012

[highlight1]  The people  [/highlight1]

Lighting Designer: unit-berlin – Dedecke, Dertmann GbR, Lobeckstrasse 30-35, 10969 Berlin, Germany
Manufacturer: Self-production
Text Description: © Courtesy of unit-berlin
Images: © unit-berlin

pixy Concrete Lamp / unit-berlin

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