LIGHTING DESIGN CONSULTANT

OUR PHILOSOPHY

MINIMALIST + ENERGY CONSERVATION + SPACE PLANNING + TECHNICALITY = CREATIVE GREEN  SOLUTION

OUR DESIGN VALUE

RP’s core mission are to EDUCATE, RIGHT WAY OF APPLICATIONS, ELIMINATE ENERGY WASTAGE through the followings:

ENERGY CONSUMPTIONthrough the selection of the correct fixture and lamp sources, we are able to minimize the electrical loading requirements hence electrical expenditure.

HEAT MANAGEMENTby using the appropriate technical lamps, we are able to reduce the heat output from the lighting, which will translate into saving in the air-conditioning bill and also provide solution for Air Conditioning.

DAY LIGHT HARVESTINGAutomated control on interior lighting when there’s sufficient illuminance in a space.

LIGHTING POWER DENSITY – Require power load W/M2 based on areas and task, regulated to MS 1525 / Green Building Index.

ABOUT US

WHO WE ARE

RPD’I is a Kuala Lumpur lighting design studio, based in Malaysia, working on architectural & interior lighting consultation since 2007. Founded by Yang Berbahagia Dato’ Ram Kumar with experience over 22 years in the lighting design industry and passionate in lighting.

RPD’I started through our passion for designing, from a humble mid scale studio and now gain competence from our reputable clients to handle and carry out large scale projects local and international.

In our designs, we always try to improve the visual perception and understanding of our environment, to use light as an expensive tool and to bring poetical value, an enhancement and guidance to people.

We also keep in mind the necessity to integrate properly lighting into architecture to fulfil the technical requirements of lighting design and to design made-to-measure luminaires for an added value to projects.

In other words, we look for achieving the most creative lighting design, in term of aesthetic, function, flexibility, maintenance and cost.

Our main responsibility is to create the environment of the highest quality for the users whilst continuously looking for equipment reducing the energy consumption as far as possible

RPD’I has a team of experienced designer who has wealth in the latest technologies and creativity lighting applications, including:

  • Architecture and Exterior Facade Lighting
  • Landscape and Street Lighting
  • Interior lighting for Private and Commercial building
  • Lighting Master Planning
  • Customized solutions
  • Building Architecture daylight calculation
  • Stadium

OUR EXPERTISE

Transportation Hub
Commercial Building
Education Hub
Hotel
Residence

Retail/Boutique
Landscape
Facade
Value Engineering
Educator

Founder / Principal

YB Dato’ Ram Kumar has been actively involved in the lighting design and construction industry for the past 22 year of experience, he has adopt hand-on approach in managing every aspect of the operation and business strategies.

He shows his passion for new and vibrant design through his project which he monitors and manage himself.

Co-founder / Executive Director

YB Datin Pusparani @ Jenny Ram has accumulated over 20 years of experience in the financial, legal and interior fit out sectors in the construction industry.

Well versed in every aspect of Financial Planning and controlling of multi-million ringgit companies,she is principally in charge of RP Group of companies finance and operations.

She also manage the Human Resources Department.

OUR SERVICES

ARCHITECTURAL LIGHTING DESIGN

Phase ONE

Design Concept View

  • Meeting Designers to receive fundamental needs and expectations about the project. This is deemed to be an ongoing process throughout the direction of the design process.
  • To develop and established, in coordination with Client, Design Consultants and M&E Engineer suitable Lighting Concept and applicable Lighting.
  • To prepare presentation material to convey the Design Concept Review with basic illustration based on initial building concept by Designers. We present our ideas either by sketches or graphics for the needed areas after conceptual workout, in this presentation, our Clients can find the light traces, desired needs for the lighting levels, info about light sources and their usage techniques and info about the ideas on luminaires.

Phase TWO

DESIGN & DEVELOPMENT STAGE

  • To develop the concept into Details and relevant Layout Drawings. Luminaires are selected based on its quality and performance.
  • To prepare Lighting Control Schedules that shows grouping (looping) of Lighting Points and the proposed schedule of control including illumination levels.
  • To prepare an Electrical Loading Schedule, which in combination with the above, will serve as input to the M&E Consultant.
  • To prepare Final Lighting Layout Drawings, based on AutoCAD format, as provided by the Architect and ID, showing Lighting Point Layout, Setting Out and Lighting Control Circuits.
  • After review and acceptance by relevant consultants, the design document will be forward to Client’s approval.

Phase THREE

DOCUMENTATION & SPECIFICATIONS

  • To jointly prepare Final Luminaire selection into Cut-sheets for Tender Documentation after received the approval of Phase – 2.
  • Coordinate lighting design with relevant consultants, to confirm all details have been integrated within building construction.
  • To prepare Budget Estimate of the Lighting for approval by the Client and subsequently modify the Lighting Design if required, to suit the agreed budget before Tender Calling.
  • To prepare Final Technical Specifications for Tender Documentation/Procurement.
  • To review and evaluate tender submission and any other lighting variations.

Phase FOUR

IMPLEMENTATION, TESTING & COMMISSIONING

  • To carry out periodic site inspection and coordination at site.
  • Attend to Client Consultant / Technical Meeting when necessary during the construction period.
  • Attend to queries and resolve problems related to lighting.
  • Shop Drawing Review and Approval, Quality Assurance Inspection, Review of Lighting Sample and Setting up mock up.
  • Review, check and comment on alternative light fitting proposal by contractor, such as samples, control equipment and shop drawings for compliance with the design intent and recognized code and standards.
  • To assist contractor in scene setting and adjusting of lighting level accordance to the ambience. One of our Designers will be available on site to self aim the lighting to intended design.
  • To assist contractor in carry out the Final Aiming, Testing & Commissioning to ensure the intended visual result is achieved.
  • To prepare defect list of the contractor installation works upon handover to the client at CPC and throughout DLP stage up to final Defect List upon expiry of DLP.
  • Evaluating Contractor claim only.
*RPDI services are provided under phases written below. Comprehensive services scope and proposal will be provided upon request.

Our Awesome Works

LIST OF ALL COMPLETED PROJECTS

SUBTERRANEAN PENANG INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION & EXHIBITION CTR(SPICE) PENANG MALAYSIA
DAMAI 88 RESIDENCY JALAN AMPANG MALAYSIA
HOTEL ELEMENT JALAN AMPANG MALAYSIA
MATRADE INTERNATIONAL TRADE & EXHIBITION CENTER (MITEC) JALAN DUTA MALAYSIA
SETIA WELCOME CENTER SETIA ALAM MALAYSIA
KUALA LUMPUR INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT 2, (KLIA2) SEPANG MALAYSIA
BANK RAKYAT HEADQUARTERS BRICKFIELDS MALAYSIA
WISMA SELANGOR DREDGING KUALA LUMPUR MALAYSIA
HOTEL IMPIANA KLCC KUALA LUMPUR MALAYSIA
HOTEL MAYA KUALA LUMPUR MALAYSIA
ROYAL SELANGOR PEWTER HEADQUARTERS KUALA LUMPUR MALAYSIA
MARC RESIDENCES KUALA LUMPUR MALAYSIA
HIJAUAN KIARA KUALA LUMPUR MALAYSIA
KIARA 9 MONT’KIARA MALAYSIA
WISMA MUSTAPHA KAMAL CYBERJAYA MALAYSIA
MKN EMBASSY TECHZONE CYBERJAYA MALAYSIA
METROPOLITAN SQUARE DAMANSARA PERDANA MALAYSIA
PENANG TIMES SQUARE MIXED DEVELOPMENT PENANG MALAYSIA
MOONLIGHT BAY RESIDENTIAL PENANG MALAYSIA
11 GURNEY RESIDENCES PENANG MALAYSIA
CENTRAL PARK HOTEL BANGALORE INDIA
HOTEL PULLMAN (FLAGSHIP) BANGSAR MALAYSIA
LONELY PLANET & BILLABONG FLAGSHIP STORE (KLIA AIRPORT) SEPANG MALAYSIA
MUSE BY WATSONS KUALA LUMPUR MALAYSIA
FEAST VILLAGE (COMMON AREAS) AT STARHILL KUALA LUMPUR MALAYSIA
PAK LOH AT STARHILL KUALA LUMPUR MALAYSIA
VILLAGE BAR AT STARHILL KUALA LUMPUR MALAYSIA
FISHERMAN COVE AT STARHILL KUALA LUMPUR MALAYSIA
GONBEI AT STARHILL KUALA LUMPUR MALAYSIA
KENNY ROGERS AT BERJAYA TIMESSQUARE KUALA LUMPUR MALAYSIA
KENNY ROGERS (6 OUTLETS) CHINA
KENNY ROGERS RESTAURANT & BAR MELBOURNE AUSTRALIA
GODIVA PAVILION KUALA LUMPUR MALAYSIA
DATO BERNARD CHANDRAN, FAHREINHEIT 88 KUALA LUMPUR MALAYSIA
THE FLYING EMPORIUM, KLIA AIRPORT SEPANG MALAYSIA
SELVATORE FERRAGAMO, KLIA AIRPORT SEPANG MALAYSIA
HUGO BOSS, KLIA AIRPORT SEPANG MALAYSIA
DUNHILL, KLIA AIRPORT SEPANG MALAYSIA
LONGCHAMP, KLIA AIRPORT SEPANG MALAYSIA
LONELY PLANET & BILLABONG FLAGSHIP STORE SEPANG MALAYSIA
MICHAEL KORS – KLIA2 AIRPORT SEPANG MALAYSIA
PEDRO – KLIA2 AIRPORT SEPANG MALAYSIA
MY LIFESTYLE GALLERY – KLIA2 SEPANG MALAYSIA
DATIN SANDRA LEE IPOH MALAYSIA
DATO KADER SG. BULOH MALAYSIA
DATO LING KEAK MING PETALING JAYA MALAYSIA
MR. SUWENDY MINES MALAYSIA
MR. JARI AMPANG MALAYSIA
AKI SHOWUNITS BUNGALOW MINES MALAYSIA
BANYAN TREE SIGNATURE KUALA LUMPUR MALAYSIA
MR. CHEAH – BASKIN ROBBINS BKT TUNKU MALAYSIA
MR. KULVINDER BIRRING – WATSON MALAYSIA STONOR PARK KLCC MALAYSIA