Olympia London, 24 - 25 January 2018

2018 features

Leading lights in workplace wellness

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We spend the majority of our waking hours in the workplace but often the lighting is uncomfortable, if not detrimental to our health. Employees understand the importance of health at work and now often choose their future roles based on the quality of life they will get in the office. Why then are we so far behind with the design of artificial and natural lighting in the workspace? Who are the bright sparks leading us out of the dark?

Add to calendar25/01/2018 15:00:0025/01/2018 16:00:00Leading lights in workplace wellnessWe spend the majority of our waking hours in the workplace but often the lighting is uncomfortable, if not detrimental to our health. Employees understand the importance of health at work and now often choose their future roles based on the quality of life they will get in the office. Why then are we so far behind with the design of artificial and natural lighting in the workspace? Who are the bright sparks leading us out of the dark? Chair: Clare Dowdy, freelance design journalist Clare has been writing about the business of design and architecture for 20 years. As well as a staff writer for Wallpaper and Design Week magazine, she had a regular column in the Financial Times for two and a half years. Clare currently works as a freelancer for titles including Monocle, The Guardian and Wired, and has written two books on design. She also organises and chairs industry events at London Design Festival and Clerkenwell Design Week. ______________________________________________________________ Ceri Davies, Associate Director, AHMM Ceri joined the practice after graduating in 1994, to work on North Croydon Medical Centre and the conversion of the Grade II* listed Battleship Building into fashion retailer Monsoon’s HQ. After a number of years working elsewhere, she returned to AHMM in 2007 and was promoted to Associate in 2010 and Associate Director in 2014. Ceri’s wide-ranging project experience includes the successful competition bids for Walsall Bus Station, Kentish Town Health Centre and the refurbishment of Grade II listed Royal Court Theatre Liverpool. Completed recent projects include a mixed-use student accommodation scheme along Regent’s Canal in King’s Cross for Urbanest, White Collar Factory (concept stage) for Derwent London and the Google fit-out at 6 Pancras Square. Her strengths lie in formulating conceptual ideas grounded in place and purpose, ensuring these are built upon during the life of a project. Current projects include housing in SW England for newly-formed developer Backhouse Housing and projects for Google both in Europe and internationally. Completed Key Projects: 2017 Google fit-out at 6 Pancras Square, London 2014 Student Accommodation Camley Street, Camden 2001 Monsoon HQ 1998 North Croydon Medical Centre 1995 Walsall Bus Station ______________________________________________________________ Catherine van der Heide, Associate, HASSELL Studio As an interior designer at HASSELL, Catherine has worked on a diverse range of corporate projects in the London, Brisbane and Bangkok studios. International clients have included Sky, JLL, Fora, dtac, PTTEP and Ashurst Australia. Catherine has been involved throughout all stages of both small and large projects, including, briefing, sketch design, detail development, finishes selection, documentation and project management. Her design skills also extend to residential, furniture and product design gained from her previous experience. Catherine brings to HASSELL an innovative and user-orientated approach to each presentation and project she is involved in. ______________________________________________________________ Inessa Demidova, Lighting Designer, Arup Inessa Demidova is an architectural lighting designer working at Arup offices in London. With a background in spatial design and critical design thinking, her main interest is providing more meaningful lighting design serving people and places. ______________________________________________________________ Linda Morey-Burrows, Director, MoreySmith Linda Morey-Burrows is the founder and Managing Director of MoreySmith. She established MoreySmith in 1993, the culmination of a distinguished 32-year career in the interior design industry. Linda’s expertise lies in interior design and architecture, most notably in workplace design.  She is committed to addressing the psychological needs of the workforce in tandem with its physical and operational needs. Her clients span the full spectrum of business; from major entertainment and consumer brands to high-end residential projects.  Beautifully considered architectural solutions, highly rationalised design concepts, branding and property advice are the hallmarks of Linda’s approach. Linda is an expert in the major refurbishment and re-positioning of used stock and heritage buildings, always increasing the commercial value of a property, in some instances six-fold.  Linda Morey-Burrows committed, personable and intuitive working methods ensure a satisfied, familiar and loyal client base. During her career, Linda has become a highly respected and notable figure within the design industry, having forged relationships with some of the most influential players in property, development, design and architecture. She has been a guest speaker at numerous design industry events. Seminar roomDD/MM/YYYY More information

What architects should know about lighting

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Paul Nulty in conversation

Paul Nulty discusses the role of the lighting designer in contemporary architecture, paying particular attention to common mistakes and the innovative solutions that his team employ to create indoor and exterior spaces which are well lit and inspiring. Working closely with clients, architects, interior designers and engineers, Paul has built up an award-winning studio on the basis that collaboration is key to create atmospheric spaces that don’t take a toll on the planet. He believes that education and open discourse are paramount to make beautiful environments for everyone.

Add to calendar25/01/2018 16:15:0025/01/2018 17:15:00What architects should know about lightingPaul Nulty in conversation Paul Nulty discusses the role of the lighting designer in contemporary architecture, paying particular attention to common mistakes and the innovative solutions that his team employ to create indoor and exterior spaces which are well lit and inspiring. Working closely with clients, architects, interior designers and engineers, Paul has built up an award-winning studio on the basis that collaboration is key to create atmospheric spaces that don’t take a toll on the planet. He believes that education and open discourse are paramount to make beautiful environments for everyone. Chair: Matt Waring, Editor, arc Matt Waring is the Assistant Editor of arc magazine, the number one international lighting in architecture publication. Alongside attending lighting events around the world, Matt is always in conversation with lighting designers and architects, discussing their latest projects, visions and designs in order to keep the magazine at the forefront of the lighting design community. ______________________________________________________________ Paul Nulty, Director, Nulty+ Founder Paul Nulty started his career within the lighting design industry 18 years ago. In 2006 FX Magazine named him one of the top six young lighting designers to watch, and in May 2011 Paul proved them right by setting up Nulty. Paul is a prominent industry commentator and has appeared several times as an expert witness. He’s written many expert articles for industry magazines and presented seminars at a number of prominent events worldwide. Nulty is a nimble yet mighty architectural lighting design practice, with a healthy selection of awards and a diverse roster of clients across the commercial, hospitality, residential and retail sectors. Celebrating its sixth birthday this year and with offices in London, Dubai and Beirut, Nulty has quickly gained a reputation for creative, considerate design concepts that constantly test assumptions and delve into new, more energy-efficient and cost-effective techniques. Seminar roomDD/MM/YYYY More information

The art of light and art

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Cultural venues often lead the charge in terms of high-end design, with huge technical challenges brought about by the requirements for sensitive and beautiful works of art. Visitors to galleries and museums expect inspiring spaces and these buildings often go on to win a raft of design awards. An informed panel of speakers will discuss their projects and the complex issues they face, both in the UK and abroad.

Add to calendar25/01/2018 17:30:0025/01/2018 18:30:00The art of light and artCultural venues often lead the charge in terms of high-end design, with huge technical challenges brought about by the requirements for sensitive and beautiful works of art. Visitors to galleries and museums expect inspiring spaces and these buildings often go on to win a raft of design awards. An informed panel of speakers will discuss their projects and the complex issues they face, both in the UK and abroad. Chair: David Michon Anne Fehrenbach, Associate, Stanton Williams Anne joined Stanton Williams in 2006, working on the relocation of the University of the Arts’ Central St Martins College to King’s Cross, the new London Underground and Crossrail entrances and Plaza on Tottenham Court Road and the design of Eton Manor for the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. She is the associate responsible for the completed Musée d’Art de Nantes, a comprehensive renovation of the Beaux Art museum and new extension for the display of contemporary art. She is currently working on the Museum of London at West Smithfield a comprehensive transformation of the existing market buildings. Anne studied at Paris La Seine and Paris La Villette before joining Foster and Partners where she worked for 10 years and became an Associate. She worked on several high profile projects at Foster and Partners including as Project Architect for the West London Academy in London and the Millau Viaduct in France. She also worked on the Faculty Building for Imperial College and the Library of the London School of Economics. ______________________________________________________________ Alice Dietsch, Director, AL_A Alice Dietsch was made a director of AL_A in 2012 having joined the office in 2006. She led the much anticipated V&A Exhibition Road project, since it was won through an international competition, to design the new entrance, gallery and courtyard for the Museum. She is also leading the recent commission for the remodelling of Galeries Lafayette Haussmann in Paris as well as being project director for AL_A’s projects in Thailand, including the Central Embassy Bangkok, a 1.5 million square foot scheme merging a 7-storey luxury shopping mall with a 30-storey, 6-star hotel tower into a cohesive and sinuously twisting shape. Alice coordinates the competition group in the office and is fluent in developing innovative concepts within budgetary and technical constraints. Her working methods are driven by extensive research, experimentation and intellectual challenge. She moved to the UK after studying and working in Paris and Stockholm. ______________________________________________________________ John McElgunn, Partner, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners John has worked at RSHP for over a decade, and was made a Partner in 2016. He has a client-facing role and is involved in expediting the company’s expressions of interest and bids for new work. John has led a large team through all stages of working on the British Museum World Conservation and Exhibitions Centre (WCEC). Following a controversial planning process, extensive detailed design and the complex tendering procedures of the OJEU process, the building was completed in 2014 and was on the 2017 shortlist for the RIBA’s Stirling Prize. ______________________________________________________________ Arfon Davies, Director, Lighting, Arup Arfon is lighting designer and Director, and a founding member of the lighting practice at Arup. He leads the London lighting studio with a team of 20 designers and is an acknowledged expert in museum and gallery lighting, with particular expertise in daylight design. This expertise has shaped many important and award winning projects, including the Piano Pavillion at the Kimbell Art Museum, the Modern Wing at the Art Institute of Chicago, and the recently completed Centro Botin in Santander. He is currently leading the lighting design for a major new museum and performing art space in Moscow for the V-A-C Foundation, as well as exhibition lighting design projects at the British Museum, the V&A, and the Science Museum in London. He contributes extensively to the lighting industry and the formulation of lighting standards and guidance, recently co-authoring the UK guide to lighting of museums and the British Standard for daylighting.     Seminar roomDD/MM/YYYY More information

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