Light as a Contour from Here to There analyzed the potential of using the surrounding landscape as a means for wayfinding, tying the contour’s vertical scale to a highly visible object associated with travel - roadside lighting.
Lights as a Contour
Typical lighting elements and luminaries are mounted at either High Mast heights or Typical/Conventional heights and are only required when lane delineation and/or guidance are significant.
Butte, Montana I-95 Cut
Using the site of Butte Montana, this portion of I-95 was selected for its vast range of elevational change across the 20-mile section.
Light as an Experience
The change towards lighting pole heights across the I-95 display a unique luminescent experience for drivers.