Configuring Light Roundtables
In 2016, Configuring Light has received LSE HEIF5 funding to establish an expert working group to develop an actionable agenda for tackling social inequalities in public lighting.
ESRC Seminar Series
The Configuring Light ESRC seminars bring together lighting (design) practitioners with academics from a range of disciplines in a series of seminars to enable dialogue and debate on issues around light and lighting.
International Workshop Series with iGuzzini
Funded by iGuzzini, Dr Elettra Bordonaro has joined Configuring Light to host a series of international workshops to explore how social research can be integrated in design processes.
Urban Lightscapes/Social Nightscapes Muscat
The second workshop in the iGuzzini-supported workshop series was a collaboration with the German University of Technology in Oman (GUtech) and took place 25-28 April 2016 in Muscat, Oman. Students of the Urban Planning and Architecture Department worked in Souq al Seeb for four days on social research and lighting design.
Urban Lightscapes/Social Nightscapes Acland Burghley School
CL kicked off a series of six international light workshops in collaboration with iGuzzini-funded LSE Visiting Fellow Dr Elettra Bordonaro at Acland Burghley comprehensive school on 26th January 2016. The workshop culminated in a public lighting event on 27th January from 6.30-8.30pm at Acland Burghley comprehensive school.
Reflections on Configuring Light by Mark Major, Principal at Speirs + Major
Reflections on Configuring Light Closing keynote at Tackling Inequalities Launch on 12 May 2016 By Mark Major, Principal at Speirs + Major Good evening. My name is Mark Major. I am a Principal of a lighting design practice - Speirs + Major. Whilst I...Read More
Reflections on the 6th ESRC Seminar ‘Light and Methodologies’
The sixth Configuring Light seminar took place at LSE on 3 March 2016 at the London School of Economics and focused on the theme of Methodologies. The aim of the session was to explore different methodologies and approaches for understanding...Read More
Mona Sloane in The Guardian Housing: Darkness is a luxury not granted to Britain’s council estates
Mona Sloane has written an opinion piece for The Guardian Housing on the issue of...Read More
Report launch and film: Tackling inequalities in the lighting of towns and cities
The way that urban spaces, such as social housing estates, are lit reinforce the increasing...Read More
CL Lighting Design Workshop featured in Oman Observer
The Oman Observer has featured the 'Urban Lightscapes/Social Nightscapes Muscat' workshop: Configuring Light team are...Read More
Tackling inequalities in lighting of towns and cities - netMAGmedia Ltd https://t.co/UYiQFndoUP #uckfield @LSEsociology @LSEInequalities5 days ago
RT: Great piece from Mona @configlight Darkness is a luxury not granted to Britain's council estates https://t.co/8HqwUKT7zK5 days ago
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