by Jadrana Curkovic, The Daylight Award
On the UNESCO International Day of Light, The Daylight Award announce the 2020 Laureates: Juhai Leiviskä for his architecture, Russell Foster for his research, and exceptionally in 2020, The Daylight Award is also given for lifetime achievement, to Henry Plummer.
Juha Leiviskä, Finland receives the award for his works of architecture that demonstrate a unique ability to make daylight an integral element of his buildings.
Russell Foster, United Kingdom receives the award for his clinical studies […]
Ph.D thesis by Juliëtte van Duijnhoven, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven (NL)
Lighting controls in offices are still mainly focused on energy savings. However, focusing on a potential productivity increase of office workers would lead to much higher savings in company costs. A less alert office worker performs a task worse compared to a more alert office worker. This project aimed at developing input (personal lighting conditions, predictors of personal lighting conditions, and its relation with subjective alertness) for intelligent systems to optimize […]