In creating a lighting scheme suited to a relaxed resort environment, Takeishi knew that brightness could not, on its own, provide comfort. By retracting unnecessary light, he was able to synthesize light and darkness in a way that balanced the human with the structural and natural.
At sundown, the resort transforms. Lights glimmer all around during the last glow of twilight, creating an entirely new landscape. As night deepens, the lightscape changes further underneath the clear, bright moon and starlight.