Part of designing a lighting package for anything outdoors is worrying about how the fixtures will be affected by the elements. Typically the answer to that theoretical question is “drastically,” especially if you’re dealing with automated fixtures. At LDI I ran across a company called Tempest Lighting that manufactures a bunch of enclosures for fixtures and projectors. These enclosures look every bit as awesome as some of the “sleep pods” in movies like Alien and 2001: A Space Odyssey. Check them out:
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