Motoko Ishii, a leading Japanese lighting designer, works with wide range of light, from urban illumination to architectural lighting to light performances. Her activities cover not only Japan, but also countries around the world-for example the USA, Europe, the Middle East, and South East Asia-and have won her numerous international and domestic awards. Among her recent works are lighting for outdoor Noh and stage lighting for opera performances.
By switching from mercury and halogen bulbs to LED lights, and also by the installment of solar timer switches, the new lighting scheme has achieved a 70% decrease of power consumption compared to before the renewal. The lower heat output of LED lamps also contributes to the reduction of environmental burden on the surrounding vegetation.
- The pond outside of banquet room Hô where flowers of the season are illuminated in splendid colors.
- Taikobashi Bridge, the centerpiece of the garden, is brilliantly highlighted in a surreal ambience.
- The stone garden outside of banquet room PALAZZO OTANI can change colors according to the season or the preference of the banquet room user.
- The Main building and Taikobashi Bridge viewed from the front of restaurant Sekishin-tei.
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