Trained as an architectural engineer in Mexico City, Andrés Sánchez formerly collaborated with renowned architecture and lighting design studios in Mexico, where he played a key role in the concept and development phase as well as in the realisation of interior, landscape and stage lighting projects.
Over the past 30 years Christian Klinge has worked internationally on design concepts, project management, consultancy, and development within the field of lighting.Today Christian is Head of Innovation internationally, and responsible for the quality and constant development of the lighting solutions delivered.
Dario is an engineer and architect. He began specialising in lighting design towards the end of his studies and after gaining his Master’s degree in 2008. From 2008 to 2011 he collaborated with Studio GMS in Milan, where he was responsible for developing lighting masterplans and architectural lighting projects.
Dr. John Lincoln is a research biochemist and consultant. He first became involved with LightAware as a trustee in 2015 and has been able to devote more time since retiring at the beginning of 2017.
Joining the Moderated Discussion: Leave us in the dark – light levels in public spaces and heading a workshop on social lighting in public spaces.
Continuing research shows that lighting designers can influence users’ feeling of well-being in architectural spaces.
A Moderated Discussion
Dr. Marco Bevolo earned his PhD on the role of design in generating urban futures and is currently a lecturer in at NHTV University of Applied Sciences. He is the founder of Marco Bevolo Consulting and has worked with the Municipality of Eindhoven, LightProjects, Lighting Design Collective and more.
Frank Boutté heads a team of twenty-five people from various backgrounds all trained in environmental issues, environment control, and comfort and sustainable development. The organisers are happy to announce the Keynote Speaker of Thursday morning.
The PLDC organisers are proud to present a further Keynote Speaker – Martin Bremer is Head of Design Strategy and Corporate Design at Mercedes-Benz, and has also been heading the Design beyond the Car project, which involves developing the car of the future.
Richard has been heavily involved with lighting design, product design and production processes since the early nineties. With a varied academic background in engineering and business management, he not only does industrial work but also commits time and resources to training and development.
Vellachi is a lighting designer, light artist and design educator who works collaboratively to create work that is meaningful and affective to the human being. Currently she lives in Salt Lake City/US, where she is a Project Lighting Designer with Spectrum Engineers and an Associate Instructor at the School of Architecture, University of Utah.
Dr. Karolina M. Zielinska-Dabkowska is a lighting designer, researcher and educator. Barbara Bochnak is an architect and urban designer and the founder of ITOLab.
Allan Ruberg is the Head of ÅF Lighting and a leading force in developing lighting design as a profession in Scandinavia. Over the past 30 years Christian Klinge has worked internationally within the field of lighting. He is the Head of Innovation at ÅF Lighting.
Prof. Susanne Brenninkmeijer has a part-time professorship at the Peter Behrens School of Arts in Düsseldorf. She worked for over 15 years as a lighting designer in three of the most important German lighting design offices with projects in all over the world.
Sophie Stoffer is research assistant at Aarhus University, Werner Osterhaus is an architect and Professor at Aarhus University. Inger Erhardtsen has recently joined ÅF Lighting as a lighting designer.
Dr. Elke den Ouden has a background in Industrial Design Engineering and since 2013 has been working in the Innovation Management at TU/e. Dr. Rianne Valkenburg is an innovator, focussing on new technologival solutions that make sense for society.