First Indoor Sports Project with Zumtobel CRAFT in China

Yangzhou Swimming and Fitness Center, Yangzhou | China

One of the largest indoor sports complex in the Yangzhou city of China has been equipped with Zumtobel's CRAFT. It’s the first time that this luminaire has been applied in an indoor sports project in China. CRAFT is a signature product, renowned for its powerful, compact and efficient solution for industrial lighting.

CRAFT is a signature product, renowned for its powerful, compact and efficient solution for industrial lighting. © Zumtobel

The Yangzhou Swimming and Fitness Center is located in the city central area with a total construction area of 41,000 square meters. It is designed according to the highest architectural standards of China, aiming to provide modern and convenient facilities for its citizens’ physical activities. The four-floor complex consists of two major buildings: A “Fitness Zone” and a “Swimming Zone”.

The four-floor complex consists of two major buildings: A “Fitness Zone” and a “Swimming Zone”. © Zumtobel

“We had to provide an innovative solution to differentiate from the competitors and increase the perceived value of our lighting solution. Ultimately we proposed a LED lighting solution using Zumtobel's CRAFT supported with a comprehensive lighting management system with high efficiency, flexibility and sustainability,” said Penny Zhou, the Sales Manager responsible for the project.

Zumtobel's CRAFT supported with a comprehensive lighting management system with high efficiency, flexibility and sustainability. © Zumtobel

Because the Chinese government is implementing National Fitness Program from 2016 to 2020 with an aim to dramatically improve the quantity and quality of medium to small size sports facilities, more and more attention is being placed in the huge growth potential of sports lighting in China.

“We are expecting more projects in citizen fitness center now that we have the Yangzhou Swimming and Fitness Center as a great local project reference,” said John Jiang, Director Sales Specification, Zumtobel Group China.