NightSeeing Comes to London
On International Day of Light, May 16, 2018, the formation of International Nighttime Design Initiative was announced. (Photos here)
Celebrate the other side of day with International Nighttime Design Initiative (NTD) and London School of Economics’ Configuring Light. Presenting the nocturnal city of light, NightSeeing™ is a real-time travelogue through the culture of urban lighting in public spaces to convey recognition of one’s own environment of the shadowed vistas that define our surroundings literally half the time, and yet are so familiar they are almost unseen.
El-Space: An elevated space pilot grows in Brooklyn
- Graphic from New York Magazine
- Article from The Architect’s Newspaper “New York City launches pilot to activate highway underpasses in Sunset Park”
- FOX 5 broadcast
Smart Everyday Nighttime Design: Pilot, Cartagena, Colombia
Smart Everyday Nighttime Design is an interdisciplinary research project spearheaded by Arup, with Leni Schwendinger and the support of the London School of Economics, Universidad Jorge Tadeo Lozano and Despacio, iGuzzini, and Findeter, documented by PLANE—SITE. The initiative focused on lighting in the Getsemani neighborhood of Cartagena, Colombia with the intention of improving public health, social life, security and safety in after-dark environment. The research and incorporation of the new lantern system heavily involved the participation of Getsemani residents in an attempt to galvanize the community.