Young People Rule Large Cities Are Passé
For young adults, a sustainable city means green areas, public transport running on renewable energy, recycling and affordable housing.  A new survey reveals young people don’t want to live in big cities and view overpopulation as one of the biggest challenges for future cities. Global trends and challenges, such... Read more
Light Bureau Appoint Christopher Seider To Global Business Development Role
Christopher Seider joins award-winning lighting design and consulting agency Light Bureau, formerly ÅF Lighting and part of the AFRY group.  Light Bureau is a global market leader in the professional lighting design industry, collecting accolades for many projects worldwide. Mr Seider joins a multidisciplinary lighting department of over 100... Read more
British Marks And Spencer To Roll Out Signify 3D Printed Luminaires
Signify the global heavyweight, today unveiled its facilities to 3D print luminaires in the Netherlands and plans to establish 3D printing factories in the US, India and Indonesia.  The company has perfected this highly flexible, more sustainable form of manufacturing, using a 100% recyclable polycarbonate material, which allows luminaires... Read more
Zaha Hadid And Cox Architecture Are Australian Airport Design Winners
Zaha Hadid Architects and Cox Architecture have won the international design competition for the new Western Sydney Airport and been appointed as Master Architect for the project. The ZHA/COX team was selected from a broad field of forty national and international applicants. Western Sydney International is a new greenfield... Read more
Repro-Light Unveils Future Sustainable Luminaire Design Findings
Progress on the Repro-Light project was unveiled at TiL 2019. The Repro-Light consortium is an EU funded research project that aims to support the European lighting industry in moving towards a more sustainable and competitive future. Horst Rudolph from ITZ Trilux Group discussed the project in his keynote address. ... Read more
Luminaire Design Debate in Europe – Anything Loved is Sustainable
One panel at TiL 2019 saw Ourania Georgoutsakou Secretary General from Lighting Europe moderate a lively discussion on the future of luminary design and sustainability.  Ruarí O’Brien shared concerns on building culture and sustainable options “We must have a better product for people and society long-term and to be... Read more