April
29
LIGHT, ARCHITECTURE AND HEALTH

by Carlo Volf, Aarhus School of Architecture

A film dedicated to the architect Louis I. Kahn and his famous credo:

What slice of sun enters your room? What range of mood does the light offer, from morning to night, from day to day, from season to season and through the years…?

The film brings his words to life, and unveils hidden secrets about everyday life, space, time and architecture. Especially the film focuses on the seasons and the geographical orientation, […]

April
09
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS EXTENDED FOR 3RD VELUX DAYLIGHT ACADEMIC FORUM

by Jens Christoffersen, VELUX Group

The call for abstract deadline to the 3rd VELUX Daylight Academic Forum has been extended to 15 May 2015.

On 1 September 2015 we will be hosting our 3rd VELUX Daylight Academic Forum at London Metropolitan University in London, and we invite all PhD students working with daylight research to join us and to get further insights into your daylight research! The Daylight Academic Forum is a one day forum dedicated to you, as a PhD student, as well […]

April
08
TOWARDS AN IDENTIFICATION OF EUROPEAN INDOOR ENVIRONMENTS’ IMPACT ON HEALTH AND PERFORMANCE

by Gunnar Grün, Fraunhofer Institute for Building Physics

Today most of us live indoors a large portion of our lives – as a good estimate it is around 90%, which we try to shape as comfortable as possible. Thus the indoor environment is a crucial factor for our future development towards a healthy society reaching from childhood to the oldest old.

As we try to shape our indoor environment as comfortable as possible we are using resources – mostly energy: for heating, […]

INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP: ENHANCED PHOTON MAPPING IN RADIANCE

by Roland Schregle, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts

The workshop will be held on Friday 29 May 2015 and focus on the technologies and applications of the enhanced Photon Mapping in Radiance. The programme will include presentations from leading Radiance experts and group discussions. For more information about the programme and registration please visit www.hslu.ch.

*Free online registration by Monday 11 May 2015.

Competence Center Envelopes and Solar Energy

Research at the Competence Center Envelopes and Solar Energy (CC EASE) focuses on daylight […]