Marilyne Andersen, Christoph Reinhart discussing at 6th VELUX Daylight Symposium

On 9 October, the 8th VELUX Daylight Symposium invites researchers, educators and practitioners to come on stage and share their latest research and insights related to daylight in buildings and people’s lives.

Papers are called for within the following categories:

  • Health effects of daylight in buildings
  • Human response to daylight and architectural design
  • Economic value of daylight and views
  • Densification of cities and access to daylight
  • Case studies on the use of daylight in architecture
  • Daylighting tools, metrics and regulation
  • Daylighting education and training

The one-page extended abstract should relate to the call for papers categories and be approximately 300 to 500 words. All abstracts will undergo a peer review process by the Daylight Symposium scientific committee.

Abstracts are to be submitted by email to no later than Friday 12 April 2019.


  • Marilyne Andersen, Professor at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Head of Laboratory of Integrated Performance in Design (LIPID), Academic Director of smart living lab, Co-Founder of OCULIGHT dynamics
  • Koen Steemers, Professor at the University of Cambridge, Department of Architecture
  • Sergio Altomonte, Professor at Université Catholique de Louvain, Architecture et Climat, Faculty of Architecture, Architectural Engineering and Urban Plannin
  • Kevin Houser, Professor at Penn State University, Architectural Engineering, and Editor-in-Chief of LEUKOS, the journal of the Illuminating Engineering Society