Light for

Public Space

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  

 

Mar 30

Webinar: Office lighting: Technical opportunities for a healthier working environment

Presented by Michael Rohde

 

Apr 11

Event: Maintaining the lighting design during the building lifecycle

Interview by Ruth Slavid

 

Apr 28

Webinar: Standardized Data for Building Smarter Cities

Presented by Patricia McCarney

 

May 24

Webinar: Mediatisation of urban spaces

Presented by Thorsten Bauer

Paul Traynor
Paul Traynor
Marlyn Zelkowitz

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