This is a very unique stretch ceiling installation where the Lighting Designer – Kugler Ning wanted this ceiling located next to the Hudson River to mimic sailboats. The Switzer Group were the architects on this project and needed an acoustic dampening solution for this busy trading floor which we believe is the largest stretch ceiling installation in the United States covering over 33,000 square feet.
By extending this stretched ceiling throughout the space the designer created an outdoor experience inside.
The final aspect to this project was commissioning the lighting to follow a circadian rhythm pattern throughout the day which was exceptionally challenging since each sectioned needed its own pattern. Apogee enlisted a team of the LRC (Lighting Research Center) to help us with the commissioning