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Watch the Light Bite trilogy

 

The lighting in people’s homes is very personal. And the light in office, hospitality and retail environments can be tailored to suit the needs of the people who visit or work there. But in public spaces, the lighting is often generic, impersonal and static. Such strictly functional lighting does not reflect the dynamics of human activities in the public realm. Until now.

 

In this Light for Public Space sequence, you will explore several remarkable lighting projects worldwide that showcase the new possibilities offered for urban lighting in public spaces.

Part 1

A new wave of public lighting designs, focusing on light's social and urban role and showing six key areas that are helping revitalizing public spaces.

Part 2

Presents a framework for people’s engagement with light, shows how lighting technologies can enable a spectrum of public engagement.

Part 3

Light as a resource for cities and citizens, explores the economic, social, environmental and cultural aspects of lighting.

 

Publications

Light for public space book

Light for Public Space

A Philips essay on the experience of light in today’s cities.

 

Read more about Light for Public Space on The future of light.

Meet your hosts:

Susanne
Susanne Seitinger is Global sub-segment manager for Professional Systems at Philips Lighting
Antonia Weiss
Antonia Weiss is Strategic Designer at Philips Lighting Design.

Events  

 

July 26

Webinar: The 3 CLUE winners sharing their projects - Light and the senses

Presented by Santiago Bautista, Kareem Asfahani, Caroline Haydee De Carli and Joao Pedro Lopes Andrade

 

September 20

Climate Leadership - How to Go Carbon Neutral?

Presented by Renat Heuberger

 

October 25

Light in Space

 

November 16

Zen and the Art of Lighting Design

Presented by Peter A. Hugh

 

February 21

A Fine Dining Experience (The Art of Consulting as a Lighting Designer)

Presented by Dr. Emrah Baki Ulas


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