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NY City Lights Competition
March 3, 2004 2:06 PM   Subscribe

Wanted: New New York Street Lights. NYC organizes an international competition for new streetlight designs. (Those of you wishing to skip the Flash title and the framed navigation, go straight to the meat.) I have a request: lights that help minimize light pollution. (NYC Competition link via Veer Ideas.)
posted by brownpau (7 comments total)

 
New York Street Light Timeline.
posted by brownpau at 2:10 PM on March 3, 2004


$100 to enter? No thanks!
posted by crazy finger at 2:15 PM on March 3, 2004


Considering the financial cost from of bad fixtures you'd think they'd make at least a few elements of light pollution reduction requirements for design submissions. There's no sense shining light up into the sky, at least.
posted by Songdog at 3:52 PM on March 3, 2004


or directly into my bedroom, as it were. The lights in my brooklyn neighborhood shine pretty much 360 degrees of nasty sodium lamp salmon colored light.

At the very least I'd like some white light.
posted by n9 at 4:37 PM on March 3, 2004


More info in light pollution is available here.
posted by brina at 5:12 PM on March 3, 2004


"In the wee small hours of the morning..."
posted by liam at 9:16 PM on March 3, 2004


*cries*
posted by brownpau at 6:22 AM on March 4, 2004


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