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Build. Light. Play. A Lighting Charrette
April 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
37 Volts & Kirker Kubala
Registration: 5:30 p.m.
Program: 6:00 p.m. — 7:30 p.m.
Free (registration required): AIA members
$10: non-AIA members
BUILD. LIGHT. PLAY. Lighting Charrette
A fast-Paced Charette will challenge teams to get hands-on with various building materials to craft a structure and experiment with luminaires, playing with form, light , and texture. Two local lighting industry professionals will lead the exercise and discuss local lighting resources.
Introduction and Presentation: 20-30 minutes
Introduction to each company, their role in the lighting industry and expertise.
Build: 20-25 minutes
Participants will build a structure with various provided building materials.
Light: 15-20 minutes
Luminaires of various types will be provided for participants to play with various ways to illuminate their structures, revealing form, texture and shadow.
Play and Network: 15-20 minutes
Play with your results and view what other participants have created!
- Discuss of the role of specialized lighting design for environments that promote safety, security and health.
- Analyze light’s role in social jet lag, circadian rhythms and well-being.
- Explore lighting qualities and building materials including absorption, reflection, refraction and transmittance.
- Investigate the latest LED technologies that promote energy efficiency and sustainability as well as energetic environments.