From the Resene News – issue 1/2002
Split personality - Hornby Workingman's Club
By day the building frontage is a collection of sculptural shapes; by night it is a headturning light show. Forty specifically designed recessed luminaries are illuminated by end emission fibre optic cables channelled through colour wheels; each emitting four intense shades of colour in an almost random fashion.
Resene Outer Space (deep blue) tinted into Resene Uracryl 403 urethane acrylic gloss applied to all contoured exterior wall areas transfers a sense of depth and elegance by day transforming to a deep toned canvas for the stars by night. An engineered coating system, Resene Uracryl is a highly durable finish offering protection against graffiti. Resene Lumbersider satin acrylic has been used for the remainder of the exterior envelope.
Many of the existing interior finishes were retained and the new interior Resene Lumbersider paint system was chosen to work in harmony with them. Resene Enamacryl Metallic Gold was added as a highlight in the casino area... perhaps acting as a subtle reminder of the fortunes to be won and lost in this area.
The adventurous design and innovative use of fibre optic lighting has been wholeheartedly embraced by members, training a spotlight of attention onto the Club.
Architect: Noordanus Architects Ltd (email: email@example.com)
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