"Wir haben Kunst, damit wir nicht an der Wahrheit zugrunde gehen" - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
Education communities in all nations are magnets for philanthropic money to build monuments to the accomplishments of organizations and the lifetime achievements of individuals who took risks. How do we design and construct these monuments to be safer, simpler, lower-cost and longer-lasting? Every nation has a slightly different approach. All nations learn from one another.
"I often think that the night is more alive and more richly colored than the day" – Vincent van Gogh
While this consensus product is intended primarily for lighting designers, other decision makers—such as the museum administrator, curator, conservator, and exhibit designer—can use it to improve understanding and communication throughout the exhibition process. The more the exhibition team understands both the aesthetic lighting design rules of thumb and general conservation techniques, the better will be the final presentation.
Best practice titles relevant to education community safety and sustainability change at a rate of 100 to 1000 times per day. Most of them are unstable, time-sensitive and copyright protected. We break down this action every day, assign priorities, then schedule a separate time teleconference to respond to public consultations. Daily colloquia topics are shown on our CALENDAR.
Education communities are stewards of cultural assets whose safety features are cut from a "fabric" of about twenty best practice titles. Fire safety is a top-most risk to manage and one with heartbreaking results when it fails; as in Paris on April 15, 2019. The 2021 Edition is the current edition. Public input on the 2025 Edition is receivable until January 5, 2023.
We keep pace with best practice literature for instruction and entertainment media production. The pandemic presents delta-impulse demand upon ICT technologies now holding education communities together.
Ears perk up with any mention of "the insurance company".
For the next few days from Philadelphia the International Code Council hosts its Public Comment Hearings on its Group A standards catalog. Titles in this catalog affect nearly dimension of the built environment of education communities and most others in the United States. We provide a link to the webcast here.