DAYLIGHT SYMPOSIUM 2017
CALL FOR PAPERS

The VELUX Daylight Symposium is pleased to announce a call for papers to be presented at the 7th Symposium to be held at Café Moskau in Berlin on 3-4 May 2017.

Papers are called for within, but not limited to, the following categories:

  • Light and human health; how does light/daylight affect human health and wellbeing, considering physical, biological and psychological effects?
  • Architecture for the senses; how can we design buildings that stimulate our senses, follow our human needs and allow us to live in balance with nature?
  • Daylight as a means to rethinking the way we design buildings and urban environments.
  • Living environments; how can daylight impact the way homes are built and renovated, supporting recreational and social activities, recuperation, health and wellbeing?
  • Working environments; how can daylight impact the way offices and public buildings are built or renovated, supporting productivity, performance, satisfaction, health and wellbeing?
  • Learning environments; how can daylight impact the way schools are built or renovated, supporting learning capabilities, social interaction, health and wellbeing?
  • Socioeconomic aspects related to improving daylighting conditions in homes, schools, healthcare and/or offices?
  • Building legislation; what are the opportunities, challenges and responsibilities associated with daylight in building legislation?
  • Sustainability; how can we use daylight to create buildings that have a low impact on the environment, while also providing a high quality of life for the occupants?

Abstracts of 500 words to be submitted by email to thedaylightsite@velux.com before 30 November 2016. The Scientific Daylight Symposium Committee will review your proposal, and submitters will be notified regarding the status of their submission.