The 5th symposium – under the theme “New Eyes on Existing Buildings” – focused specifically on the opportunities and challenges offered by daylight in the retrofit of existing buildings and city structures. While they are not yet realised, most of the sustainable buildings of the future are already built. How can we exploit the untapped potential of buildings by using daylight to transform our homes, workplaces and public spaces into healthier and more sustainably built environments?
These questions were addressed and debated with presentations from research as well as experiences and viewpoints from engineering and architectural practices covering the aspects related to the use of daylight in urban environments – considering people, politics, economy and scale.
The 5th VELUX Daylight Symposium