THE ROLE AND POSSIBILITIES OF USING ARTIFICIAL LIGHTING IN LANDSCAPING

Camelia Gheorghita, Maria Cantor, Denisa Hort, Erzsebet Buta

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This paper presents the benefits of artificial illuminating in landscaping designs, from a practical point of view, as a matter of safety, but especially as a decoration enhancement element. Artificial light in gardens doesn’t only extend the decoration period to 24 hours per day, but it can even give completely different connotations to the garden, from theatrical, dramatic effects, to playful and colourful beams of light. There are many ways that light can accent the shape, silhouette or colours of decorative plants, or emphasize the materials and textures used in landscape, which will be detailed and illustrated in the following material.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15835/arspa.v79i3-4.8080



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