Archtube had the pleasure of conducting a seminar on Architectural Lighting Design in collaboration with the Cyprus Architects Association. Led by Archtube's Head Lighting Designer & Director, Dakis, the seminar aimed to share valuable insights and foster a spirit of learning within the architectural community. Held on April 7, 2023, at the esteemed Cine Studio, University of Nicosia, the event provided attendees with a comprehensive understanding of architectural lighting practices and showcased Archtube's innovative approach.

Unveiling Architectural Lighting Design:

The seminar commenced with Dakis sharing his expertise and experiences drawing from his extensive background. Archtube's methodology and technical expertise were highlighted, offering attendees valuable insights into the intricacies of architectural lighting design. From concept to execution, Dakis emphasized the importance of a meticulous approach in achieving optimal lighting solutions. Attendees gained a deeper understanding of the technical aspects involved, including the role of Photometric Lab and Photometric calculations in ensuring precise and effective lighting design.

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The Power of Light: Understanding Properties and Perception:

An essential component of the seminar was delving into the properties of light and how humans perceive it. Dakis provided an overview of the history of lamps and their evolution, shedding light on the reasons behind the widespread use of LEDs in modern lighting design. Attendees gained a comprehensive understanding of critical factors such as Color Temperature, CRI (Color Rendering Index), UGR (Unified Glare Rating), Beam Angle, and McAdam, essential for creating impactful lighting designs.

Sustainable Lighting Practices:

Archtube's commitment to sustainability was a prominent aspect of the seminar. Dakis shared examples of lighting design practices that align with environmental goals, including Archtube's projects focused on environmental conservation and LEED certification. Through these examples, attendees discovered the profound impact that lighting design can have on creating environmentally friendly spaces.

Creating Transformative Moments:

The seminar concluded with a focus on the collaborative relationship between architectural lighting designers and architects. Dakis highlighted the importance of working hand in hand to create transformative moments within architectural spaces. By effectively merging architectural vision with innovative lighting design, professionals can shape captivating experiences for occupants and visitors alike.

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Engaging Q&A Session:

The seminar wrapped up with a dynamic and engaging Q&A session. Attendees had the opportunity to seek further clarification, exchange ideas, and delve deeper into the realm of architectural lighting design. Dakis passionately addressed questions, fostering an atmosphere of knowledge-sharing and inspiring further exploration.

Archtube's Architectural Lighting Seminar at the Cyprus Architects Association proved to be an invaluable opportunity for attendees to gain insights into the intricacies of lighting design. By fostering a collaborative spirit and sharing knowledge, Archtube continues to contribute to the growth and advancement of the architectural lighting community.