February
27
D&A 20 “SUN, PEOPLE AND THE ENVELOPE”

by Per Arnold Andersen, VELUX Group

Light from the sun travels 150 million kilometres to reach the Earth’s surface. Whether it also touches our skin and eyes, our soul and senses depends on our ability to filter and harness it with the envelopes that we use – be it clothing or buildings.

The relationship between the sun, people and the envelope is the theme of this issue of Daylight/Architecture. Starting with the cover image, we invite you on a journey from the […]

February
26
INTERNATIONAL VELUX AWARD 2014

by Per Arnold Andersen, VELUX Group

The International VELUX Award 2014 for Students of Architecture wants to encourage and challenge students of architecture to explore the theme of daylight in its widest sense – and to create a deeper understanding of this specific and ever-relevant source of energy and light.

The award seeks to challenge the future of daylight in the built environment with an open-minded and experimental approach, and to widen the boundaries of daylight in architecture, including aesthetics, functionality, sustainability, and […]

February
14
A JOURNEY WITH DAYLIGHT

by Torben Thyregod

A film that describes the importance of daylight for human beings and the space around us.

Director: Ole Stenum
Idea: Ole Stenum, Torben Thyregod
Lyric: Jørgen Leth
Photographer: Bøje Lomholdt
Editor: Carsten Dahl
Sound designer: Matias de la Cour
Composer: Flemming Nordkrog
Narrator: Lisa Nilsson
Production manager: Eva Gunnarson
Balloon skipper: Christopher Mundt
Production: Filmbureauet

February
12
WHAT WINDOWS MEAN TO PEOPLE; INVESTIGATING PERCEPTIONS AND USES OF WINDOWS

by Bettina Hauge, DTU (Technical University of Denmark), MSc (anthropology), PhD (sociology), HD(A)-

Much research that involves windows has at its core daylight studies. This is natural, yet it may also reduce the properties and qualities of a window by indicating that all that matters in a window is daylight: the amount of solar influx. This, however, is not the only story. When people talk about their windows and express what the window means to them in their daily lives, it […]

SOLTAG VIDEO

by Torben Thyregod

Video produced in connection with SOLTAG, a residential project designed with daylight in mind.

Instruction and design: Eskil Møhl
Idea: Eskil Møhl, Torben Thyregod, Ole Stenum
Project management: Dorte Lehrmann
3D: Craig Kristensen
Music: Jamie Hodge
Production: Kudos + Filmbureauet

For more information visit www.soltag.net.