Pioneers of Light


    Anish Jain


    "I’d like to see more importance given to the aesthetics of lighting. Both internal and external lighting can give a normal building character – and even a ‘wow’ factor.”


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    Organic serenity in a concrete jungle


    The owners of N Franklin Tower in Chicago transformed the terrace’s imposing concrete wall into a dynamic digital experience, making the space feel more open, welcoming, and organic.


    Experience design: ESI Design and upLIGHT


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    Pioneers of Light’s mission

    Pioneers of Light is a community of the world’s top architects, lighting designers and engineers, united by a passion for realizing their visions through innovative lighting. We guide and inspire the next generation to deliver sustainable lighting solutions that make the world a better and brighter place.


    • A phased approach to smart cities

      A phased approach to smart cities

      Northeast Group details how cities can begin with connected street lighting, then build smart infrastructure in phases, delivering key benefits at every step.

    • Benefits of natural light indoors

      Benefits of natural light indoors

      Watch this webinar which was held on Oct 22, 2020 to learn how natural light and lighting inspired by nature is good for the wellbeing of people and for business.

    • Are smart buildings healthy buildings?

      Are smart buildings healthy buildings?

      This white paper, co-created by Signify and Smart Cities World, explores how human-centric design is improving well-being in commercial buildings, and what organizations need to do to create healthy working environments.

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