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  • Public Speaking | Leni Schwendinger Light Projects | United States

    PUBLIC SPEAKING Play Video Play Video 03:51 Shades of Night | Cities of Light with Leni Schwendinger Hear from Leni Schwendinger, Creative Director at NightseeingTM to discover how light creates joy, safety and legibility after dark. Discover why planners need to place night time design at the centre of their night time economy strategy. Leni led Cities Leadership Institute's 'Get the Night Right' Masterclasses in Sydney and the Hunter Region on the Night Time Economy. Play Video Play Video 10:52 Burlington 2019 - A New Language Of Lighting | Leni Schwendinger Signify Design and Lighting Academy hosted the 2nd edition of the Burlington Sessions, a CoCreate aimed at bringing together lighting artists & designers that inspire us, push the limits and create a new language of lighting. This is a small group, by invitation only, of international recognized disruptors leading the way into the future of lighting. These sessions are very hands-on, Signify shared some of the solutions we are developing in a very early stage, our guests were able to experiment and explore, and share their ideas on what/ how would these concepts work for them and their customers. Leni Schwendinger is an award-winning authority on city lighting & creator of illuminated environments. This work is shared through her public speaking & envisioning engagements, including NightSeeing™. She directs International Nighttime Design Initiative, establishing an interdisciplinary profession. Leni is a Visiting Research Fellow at the London School of Economics and a Design Trust for Public Space Fellow (NYC) Contact us: Find more about Signify Lighting Academy: https://www.signify.com/global/lighting-academy Follow us on Social media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/SignifyUni LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/signify-lighting-university/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SignifyLightingAcademy/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/PhilipsLighting/playlists?view=50&sort=dd&shelf_id=19 #Signify #LightingAcademy #BurS2 #BurlingtonSessions #Lighting #SignifyDesign #LightingDesign #LightingArtists #PioneersofLight Play Video Play Video 35:03 The Collaborative Night: Where light and cities meet Light for Life - July 27, 2020 A recording of Leni Schwendinger's unique presentation on behalf of Lighting Urban Communities International (LUCI) and hosted by IES (Illuminating Engineering Society). Light for Life was a global two-day online conference. Play Video Play Video 03:30 Architectural Digest: Lighting the Way Join Leni, Architectural Digest and Delta Airlines in a discussion of cities after work hours. Visit the Light Projects studio in the Fashion Center district, Manhattan. Travel through Times Square and New York City, Broadway Pier in San Diego, Liberty Science Center in New Jersey and Coney Island in Brooklyn. "Light is a tool to transform cities at night. The work we do with light is meant to transform neighborhoods, districts, infrastructure and spaces. To me night is a beautiful canvas..." http://cs.condenastdigital.com/cs/promo/delta/travelbetter/ for an additional image gallery. Play Video Play Video 19:07 Leni Schwendinger on Nighttime Design for the 24-Hour City "Nighttime is an existing condition, and that condition engenders different behaviors, different situations, different perceptions at night" Leni Schwendinger discusses the role of lighting design to create a 24-hour city. Schwendinger aims to utilize lighting design to allow the nighttime to be a place of activity in the urban, where people in public feel safe and included. Leni's signature NightSeeing™ program is an eye-opening concept to understand the way lighting impacts our after-hours urban experience. By designing lighting to fit the needs of different neighborhoods rather than trying to curate a specific type of experience on top of an existing neighborhood, Schwendinger sees potential in the development of nightlife in urban areas that do not conflict with local communities. Leni Schwendinger is the founder of NightSeeing™, the International Nighttime Design Initiative, and has formerly worked at Arup, taught at Portland State University, and has been a fellow at the Design Trust for Public Space. Schwendinger’s past projects have included installations at Kingston Bridge, Glasgow, the Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, and the Seattle Center’s McCaw Hall. She brought her first NightSeeing™ walk to Prague during reSITE's In/visible City conference. -- reSITE is an international platform connecting people and ideas to improve the urban environment. We work at the intersection of architecture, urbanism, politics, culture, and economics. We feature thought leaders whose work pushes the boundaries on how we build, design, regenerate and create life in cities, and frame them through many lenses, convening them in one place. We act as a catalyst for social action and innovative leadership. We encourage an exchange of ideas about making cities more livable, competitive, and resilient. We protect and promote public space, architecture, and sustainable development in cities. All to make our cities more livable, competitive, resilient, inclusive, mobile, and designed with humans in mind. Listen to our podcast Design and the City on the link below or wherever you get your podcasts. ▫️www.reSITE.org/podcast Learn More + Connect with Us! www.reSITE.org ▫️https://www.facebook.com/reSITEfestival/ ▫️https://www.instagram.com/resite_/ ▫️https://twitter.com/reSITE_ ▫️https://www.linkedin.com/company/resite-festival/ Play Video Play Video 06:14 As You Light It: Leni Schwendinger In our second installment of As You Light It we ventured to Manhattan to interview "lighting urbanist" Leni Schwendinger. From the terminals of Port Authority to the brights lights of Time Square and the muted majesty of Bryant Park at night, Schwendinger takes us on an odyssey that explores the unique effects of lighting in the city that doesn't sleep! ONLINE PRESENTATIONS + TRENDING TALKS Luminous Legibility: an online presentation and discussion about the trends and innovative methodologies that are rocking the world of public lighting design. Connecting Communities through Smart and Responsive Lighting: Using the newly released Smart Lighting Guidebook , Leni presents a holistic approach to digital technologies — valuing safety, welcome, walkability, and social capital -- to consider the practical the advantages of connected lighting as a critical tool for around-the-clock placemaking. SCHEDULE TODAY LUCI recently commissioned Leni to compile a report about the state of the field of urban lighting in the U.S. The report submitted by Leni is excellent. It showcases her curiosity and her expertise on the topic. It uncovers interesting differences in nighttime lighting values and governance between European cities and those in America. We are looking forward to continuing our collaborations with Leni on this research." — Mark Burton-Page Director General, Lighting Urban Communities International Association

  • International Nighttime Design Initiative | Leni Schwendinger Light Projects | United States

    INTERNATIONAL NIGHTTIME DESIGN INITIATIVE International Nighttime Design Initiative (NTD) www.nighttimedesign.org Together let’s learn to apply our nighttime design systems, as we have done globally, to enhance safety, economic development, and walkability to your neighborhoods. The International Nighttime Design Initiative (NTD) is a consortium of interdisciplinary experts convening, researching and piloting innovative methods of design for urban enclaves after-dark. Combined with urban lighting, our future advocacy hubs will holistically transform the way cities operate after sun down, by increasing civil, cultural and social interactions into the night hours. Projects by the Initiative have included include Smart Lighting Guidance for New York State, developing innovative pilots with think-tank, New Urban Mobility, and conference presentations about essential night-workers needs for welcoming and safe nighttime design. CLIENTS ​ Architecture/Engineer/Construction Industry Architects and Planners Transportation Engineers Urban Designers Lighting Designers Municipalities Department of Transportation and Public Works Department of Planning Department of Sustainability Department of Public Health Urban Researchers/ Academia “LUCI recently commissioned Leni to compile a report about the state of the field of urban lighting in theU.S. The report submitted by Leni is excellent. It showcases her curiosity and her expertise on the topic. It uncovers interesting differences in nighttime lighting values and governance between European cities and those in America. We are looking forward to continuing our collaborations with Leni on this research. " –Mark Burton Lighting Urban Communities International (LUCI) ​

  • Awards | Leni Schwendinger Light Projects | United States

    AWARDS SELECTED JIADING PARK Shanghai, China · American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Honor Award, Urban Design ​ SMART EVERYDAY NIGHTTIME DESIGN Cartagena, Colombia · Arup’s Global Research Award, Societal Impact ​ TRIPLE BRIDGE GATEWAY Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York, New York, U.S. · Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Lumen Citation Transformation of an Urban Environment ​ 1111 LINCOLN ROAD Miami Beach, Florida, U.S. · American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Award of Excellence, Florida Chapter · American Institute of Architects (AIA) Award of Excellence, Miami Chapter · Beautification Award, City of Miami Beach ​ NEVP (North Embarcadero Vision Project) San Diego, California, U.S. · American Institute of Architects (AIA) Urban Design, Honor Award ​ DREAMING IN COLOR Seattle, Washington, U.S. · American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) General Design Award of Excellence · Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Lumen Award ​ TIMES SQUARE PLAZA RECONSTRUCTION New York, New York, U.S. · American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Merit Award · New York Design Awards, DRIVEN x DESIGN ​ THE PARK Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S. · Architectural Lighting Magazine Best Use of Color, Award ​ HTO TORONTO HARBOURFRONT PARKS Toronto, Ontario, Canada · American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Honor Award ​ CONEY ISLAND PARACHUTE JUMP Brooklyn, New York, U.S. · Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) NYC Citation Honor Award · American Council of Engineering Companies of NY (ACEC) Engineering Excellence, Gold Award in Structural Systems · Lucy G Moses Preservation Award ​ ELIZABETH A. SACKLER CENTER FOR FEMINIST ART Brooklyn Museum, New York, U.S. · American Institute of Architects (AIA) Design Award, New York Chapter ​ FLATBUSH AVENUE STREETSCAPE MASTERPLAN Brooklyn, New York, U.S. · Public Design Commission of the City of New York Award for Excellence in Design ​ QUEENS PLAZA BICYCLE & PEDESTRIAN IMPROVEMENT PROJECT Queens, New York, U.S. · American Institute of Architects (AIA) Merit Design Award, New York Chapter ​ WATER ABOVE WATER Glasgow, Scotland · Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Lumen Merit Award for Civic Service & Education · Citation from the International Illuminating Awards Sasaki recently won an Honor Award in Urban Design from the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) for their pioneering work on Jiading Park in Shanghai. The 70 hectare (173 acre) park was recognized for its sustainable initiatives impacting both the environment and the surrounding community, and has become the social and recreational hub of Jiading District. Leni Schwendinger Light Projects worked closely with Sasaki on the visitors’ nighttime experience. The lighting design creatively solved several challenges including mirroring distinct pathway designs during late hours and providing a dark conservation area for wildlife. Leni led the debate on safety for visitors vs. nurturing needs of nocturnal fauna, a discussion that continues to evolve to this day. Her commitment to providing safe and inspiring nighttime outdoor spaces greatly contributed to the success of the project as a 24/7 amenity. The Sasaki design team looks forward to working with Leni to explore creative lighting solutions on future projects. " –Michael Grove, Chair of Landscape Architecture, Civil Engineering, and Ecology, Sasaki

  • Privacy | Leni Schwendinger Light Projects | United States

    PRIVACY Last Updated: October, 2022 Leni Schwendinger Light Projects encourages our customers, suppliers, commercial visitors, business associates, employees, investors and other interested parties to read this Privacy Policy (the "Policy") . This Policy describes how your personal information is collected, used, and shared when you visit or fill out a form on the website (the “Website”). Types of Personal Information We Collect When you visit the website, we automatically collect certain information about you or your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the website, we collect information about the individual web pages, what websites or search terms referred you to the website, and information about how you interact with the website (such as page views, website navigation path and the frequency and pattern of your service use). We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information”. We collect Device Information using the following technologies: “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit: http://www.allaboutcookies.org . “Log files” track actions occurring on the website, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps. “Web beacons”, “tags”, and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the website. Additionally when you fill out a form on the website, we collect certain information from you, including your name, street address, email address, and phone number. We refer to this information as “Contact Information”. When we talk about “Personal Information” in this Policy, we are talking both about device information and contact information (collectively, the "Information"). Opt-Out You can opt out of some of these advertising services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at: http://optout.aboutads.info/ . How do we Use Your Personal Information? We use the information that we collect generally to understand the scope of the potential project you may hire us for and the location of the potential project. Additionally, we use this information to: communicate with you; screen requests for potential risk or fraud; and when in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our services. We use the information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize the website (for example, by generating analytics about how our customers browse and interact with the website, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns). Leni Schwendinger Light Projects may use anonymous cookies to track information on your browsing history, and third-party advertising networks, such as Google Adwords, Google Express, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter etc, may use the information to serve ads to you on behalf of us on other sites throughout the Internet. Service providers (third-party advertising networks) use cookies and those cookies may be stored on your computer when you visit our website. In addition to the specific purposes for which we may process your information set out in this Policy, we may also process any of your information where such processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person. Sharing Your Personal Information We may share your information with third parties to help us use or process your information, as described above. We also use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the website -- you can read more about how Google uses your information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/ . You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout . Finally, we may also share your information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights. Do Not Track Please note that we do not alter our website’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser. Your Rights If you are a resident of the European Union, protected by GDPR, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your information be corrected, updated, or deleted. You have the right to object to our processing of your information for direct marketing purposes (including profiling for direct marketing purposes). If you make such an objection, we will cease to process your information for this purpose. Your principal rights under the GDPR data protection law are: the right to access; the right to rectification; the right to erasure; the right to restrict processing; the right to object to processing; the right to data portability; the right to complain to a supervisory authority; and the right to withdraw consent. If you would like to exercise any of these rights this right, please contact us . International Transfer of Information Additionally, please note that your information will be transferred outside of Europe, including to the United States. Transfers to the United States will be protected by appropriate safeguards, namely the use of standard data protection clauses adopted or approved by the European Commission, a copy of which can be obtained from here . Data Retention When you make a request through the website, we will maintain your information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information. Information that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes. We will retain your information as follows: While it is not possible for us to specify in advance the periods for which your information will be retained, we will determine the period of retention based on the following criteria: the period of retention of information will be determined based on when the information was received by us, whether or not a contract was established between you and us. Leni Schwendinger Light Projects does not control the information retention policies of the third-party sites with whom we share your information. We recommend that you familiarize yourself with the privacy policies of those organizations. Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Policy, we may retain your information where such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person. Minors The website is not intended for individuals under the age of 16. Online Privacy Policy Only This Policy applies only to information collected through the website and not to information collected offline. Consent By using the website, you consent to the website’s Privacy Policy. Changes We may update this Policy from time-to-time in order to reflect, for example, changes to our practices or for other operational, legal or regulatory reasons; by publishing a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this Policy. Contact Us This website is owned and operated by Leni Schwendinger Light Projects. For more information about the Privacy Policy, if you have questions, please contact us . ​

  • Contact | Leni Schwendinger Light Projects | United States

    CONTACT We welcome and value opportunities for collaboration! How did you hear about us?* arrow&v Subject* arrow&v Send We look forward to learning more about your project! GET IN TOUCH! leni@lslp.net 55 Bethune Street, New York, NY 10014

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