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The Material Gap 2014: LIGHT REFLEXIONS Digital Light – a Field of Possibilities?

Pressmeddelande   •   Feb 04, 2014 07:00 CET

The Material Gap is a series of discussions on how to bridge the gap between material research and design/architecture. This year’s The Material Gap will highlight new conceptual avenues for the medium light far beyond its capacity to shine on us.

New light transmitting materials are on the verge to transform our idea of what light can do for us within design/architecture and the built environment. There are many benefits in terms of sustainability. But these light systems are not only about transmitting light to reflect upon us or our objects. It is also about how they can carry ideas, sense desires and even have an impact on our well being.

WELCOME TO THE SEMINAR at Berns, Stockholm, Sweden.
Tuesday February 4 2014 at 18:00–19:30, doors open 17:30.

The seminar is followed by PechaKucha Night. Free entrance.

SPEAKERS
Jenny B Osuldsen, Partner/Director Snøhetta, Norway.
Daan Roosegaarde, Creative Director Design Lab Studio Roosegaarde, Netherlands.
Marc Fontoynont, Professor with Special Assignment, Department of Energy and Environment, Danish Building Research Institute, Aalborg University, Denmark.

MODERATOR
Lars Montelius, Prof. Expert Advisor at Lund University and Director Lund Lighting Initiative, Sweden.

THE MATERIAL GAP 2014  is a collaboration with Snøhetta A/S,
www.snohetta.com

Produced by:
Svensk Form, www.svenskform.se
Antonia Ax:son Johnson Foundation for Sustainable Development www.axfoundation.se
Bioinspired Forum www.bioinspiredforum.com
Special thanks to The Royal Norwegian Embassy and Innovation Norway.

For more information, please visit: www.bioinspiredforum.com/thematerialgap2014/

Press contacts:
Ewa Kumlin, ceo Svensk Form
ewa.kumlin@svenskform.se

+46 8 463 31 39

Elna Lassbo, Press contact Svensk Form
elna.lassbo@svenskform.se
+46 8 463 31 48

Svensk Form är en aktiv medlemsförening för privatpersoner, företag och yrkesverksamma inom form-, design- och arkitekturbranschen. Föreningen grundades 1845 som Svenska Slöjdföreningen och har sedan dess främjat svensk design i Sverige och utomlands.

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