Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome - Glasgow, United Kingdom

Description

The highly contemporary Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome in Glasgow opened in late 2012. This indoor Velodrome is named in honor of Scotland´s most successful Olympian - Sir Chris Hoy who won six gold medals at the London 2012 Olympics. The Velodrome with a seating capacity for 4,500 of which 2,500 seats are permanent and 2,000 temporary, is expected to attract large numbers of visitors during the Commonwealth Games in 2014. Traxon Technologies was chosen for this project because of its reliable products and its service flexibility which enables it to work closely with designers to provide a complete solution. The Velodrome's façade was brought to life using 60 Wall Washer Shield AC RGB which create vivid colors and set the mood for the sports venue. The installation has a static color scheme with a programmed option for color changes. The illumination is controlled by a Lighting Control Engine (LCE) and Butler XTs which can control up to 1024 DMX/RDM channels. Light shows are changed through the use of a Glass Touch T12 which is an end user terminal that guarantees simple control of lighting installation. As a result, the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome shines as a bright symbol of Scotland’s successes in track cycling.

Genernal Contractor: Sir Robert McAlpine
M&E Contractor: Forth Electrical Services Ltd
Programmer: Black Light Ltd

Details
Category : Architectural   Lighting Designer : ARUP
Client : -   Architect : 3D Reid
Location : Glasgow, United Kingdom   Designer : -
Date : 2012-08-01   Installer : Black Light Ltd
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