Dr Karolina Zielinska-Dabkowska is a Practising Lighting Architect, Researcher & Educator and recently shared the findings from a new paper in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. The journal investigates the transdisciplinary framework between the research, practice, production, policy-making and planning of lighting. The agenda for the future: Transdisciplinary collaborations between lighting professionals & ALAN researchers.
The full paper can be downloaded here.
Dr Karolina Zielinska-Dabkowska is a chartered RIBA architect and award-winning practicing lighting designer. She inspires students via her role as Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Architecture, Gdansk University of Technology (GUT), Poland, and as co-founder of GUT LightLab, conducts research on various aspects of light and lighting in the built environment. Actively engaged in the work of international organisations including the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), and International Dark-Sky Association (IDA), Karolina is well known for her critical voice on urban lighting and light pollution, providing guidelines and sharing best practice for nighttime illumination in the built and natural environment. Furthering her passion for designing beautiful, ecologically and biologically responsible lighting, she regularly participates in international conferences, and has written expert articles published in journals such as Nature.