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Issue 17
Library is a 2018 RIBA World Top 20 New Building
Renzo Piano's Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Centre has been awarded a 2018 RIBA World Top 20 New Building.

The Cultural Centre's Library's towering book castle is illuminated by B–Line V3 fittings around its 1000 metre perimeter. B–Line Version 3 features a LED replacement system extending fitting life every 60,000 hours.

Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop
Lighting Designer: Arup

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National Library of Greece
National Library of Greece
B-Line/LED Detail
B-Line/LED Detail
Stanbrook Abbey
Stanbrook Abbey East Wing, Yorkshire has won FCB Studio a RIBA national award in 2016. The architects and the monastery's Benidictine nuns chose Twig for the chapel stalls, a discreet and efficient luminaire appropriate for this comtemplative (and convivial!) order.

Architect: Feilden Clegg Bradley Studio

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Stanbrook Abbey Chapel
Stanbrook Abbey Chapel - Show/Twig/LED
Stanbrook Abbey Chapel - Show/Twig/LED
Show/Twig/LED Detail
B-Line/2By2/Wave at University of Leeds
B–Line/2By2/Wave was specified by Associated Architects for refurbishment of the Grade II listed Edward Boyle Library at University of Leeds.

Glare-free performance and a durable, purpose-first design promises much for this new addition to Aktiva's B–Line range.

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B-Line/2By2/Wave University of Leeds
B-Line/2By2/Wave University of Leeds
The Queen's Gallery
Aktiva's Twig was specified for this shop in The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace by Lusted Green.

It's ultra-slim design and punchy 3 Watt/234 lumen output makes it a first choice for display lighting in many British visitor centres. These include Windsor Castle, Blenheim Palace, The British Museum, Cutty Sark Visitor Centre, St. Paul's Cathedral and Houses of Parliament.

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Queen's Gallery Buckingham Palace
Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, Lusted Green Twig/Tall
British Museum
Granville Room, British Museum Small Back Room Twig/Tall
Show/Twig/LED Detail
About Aktiva
Aktiva designs and manufactures contemporary light fittings in London. Since 1988 we have made products that embody considered design intent and execution, high quality components and innovation.

An understanding of the architects' and designers' intent and user issues in the workplace, educational and public institutions, retailing and leisure markets helps Aktiva design lighting well suited to their enviroment
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