Seattles icon is redone with grace and precision, as intimate and distance viewing both are considered in the design. Because no other tall structures are within a wide radius, the Needle is viewed from countless vistas and angles. Importantly, the project garnered Landmarks Preservation Board and FAA approvals.
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The Space Needle now permanently illuminated bottom-to-top
The graceful and transparent new Plaza Building
Backlighted panels maintain the building's transparent look
Exposed cold cathode lighting in coves for that retro look
2001 - Paul Waterbury Award of Excellence, International Illumination Design Awards; IES
2001 - Compendium of Good Practice, International Association of Lighting Designers
2001 - Award of Excellence, Edison Award Competition; General Electric