EVENT. Published: March 3, 2023.

Daylight Talks 2023

Daylight Talks returns for 2023 – The Daylight Talks  explore  the significance  of  natural  light  in  architecture  and  present prominent  architects  and  educators working consciously and qualitatively with daylight in their projects and educational programmes.

The Talks are organised by the VELUX Group in collaboration with individual schools of architecture and they are endorsed by the International Union of Architects (UIA) and the European Association for Architectural Education (EAAE).
Find out more: daylightandarchitecture.com/

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#12 on 7 June 2023
Rethinking relationships/changing perspectives
by Per Olaf Fjeld
The talk will focus upon the unique relationship between daylight as part of nature and architecture’s capacity to capture and utilize its distinct properties.
Per Olaf Fjeld is professor emeritus at The Oslo School of Architecture and Design where he taught for many years and was rector for two terms. At present, he runs a small studio with his wife Emily Randall Fjeld. He received a master degree in Louis I. Kahn’s masterclass studio at the University of Pennsylvania, 1972-73, and upon his return to Norway he worked for Sverre Fehn with whom he developed a life-long friendship and experienced many years teaching together at the Oslo school. Fjeld returned to Philadelphia in 1984-5 to do research at the Louis I Kahn Archives on a Fulbright-Hays grant. He participated in The International Laboratory of Architecture and Urban Design (ILAUD) for 18 years, and he served as the president of the European Association of Architectural Education (EAAE) for three years.
All information here: https://www.daylightandarchitecture.com/daylight-talk/12-per-olaf-fjeld/

#11 on 2 March 2023
‘Lightscapes’ by Fuensanta Nieto
founding partner of Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos, in collaboration with IE School of Architecture & Design in Madrid. Professor and former Dean, Martha Thorne presents the talk.
Fuensanta Nieto has worked as an architect since graduating from the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and the Graduate School of Architecture and Planning at Columbia University in New York in 1983. She is a founding partner of Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos and was professor at the Universidad Europea de Madrid. Fuensanta Nieto lectures on architecture and participates in juries and symposia at various institutions around the world. From 1986 to 1991 she was co-director of the architectural journal ARQUITECTURA, published by the Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de Madrid.
Watch the video here!


March 2, 2023