2020-2021 Winter Light Greeting
Full of stars in clear winter night,
Flickering fire of candlelight,
There are lights and decorations everywhere in the city…
Winter…, Gorgeous season surrounded by various lights.
May all of us have a splendid New Year!
MOVIE : Lighting Design Project
Toshima Ward Office Building (Toshima Eco-Musee Town)
“Eco-Oritented Lighting Design for Complex Building of City Hall and Residence”
We uploaded a video introducing the lighting design of Toshima Ward Office Building.
ALG has launched a video project to convey the appeal of light in a more familiar way.
*You can see the archive of videos on Vimeo.
■Architect：Kengo Kuma Architects & Associates Nihon Sekkei
■Location：Ikebukuro/ Tokyo / Japan
Ghana & Japan Business Matching 2020
Miho Konishi, ALG’s Lighting Director, gave a presentation in “Ghana & Japan Business Matching 2020” organized by Junior Chamber International Japan on October 30th.
In the presence of Ghanaian Minister and the Japanese ambassador of Ghanaian, we talked about the attraction of Light and role of Lighting Design for the purpose of business exchange between Ghana and Japan.
■Date&Time：October 30, 2020
■Organizers：Junior Chamber International Japan, Global Business Promotion Committee 2020
■Theme：Introduction of ALG and Role of Lighting Design
1. Company Introduction
2. What’s Lighting Design?
3. Lighting Design Projects
4. Light in the next future
IALD JAPAN WEBINAR “The New Normal of Lighting Design”
Miho Konishi, ALG’s Lighting Director, gave a talk in IALD JAPAN WEBINAR “The New Normal of Lighting Design” organized by Japan International Association of Lighting Designers on June 29th.
The contents has been discussed on following : “As the novel coronavirus is raging all over the globe, and everyday life as we know it is gone now and renamed the new normal, what kind of business activities should IALD-Japan carry out?” (Referenced from the official event page of IALD Japan)
■Date&Time: June 29, 2020
■Organizers: Japan International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD Japan)
2020.10.30 【Business Matching】Ghana & Japan Business Matching 2020 / JCI Japan, Global Business Promotion Committee 2020
2020.09.02 【Seminar】WEBINAR “The New Normal of Lighting Design” / IALD Japan
2020.08.27 【Writing】Lighting Handbook 3rd edition – Part 10-Chapter 1 “History of Lighting Design” / IEIJ
2020.05.01 【Writing】Journal of the illuminating engineering institute of Japan vol.104 No.4 – Special Issue Technical Reports : The Experience of Planning, Writing and Editing of Journal of IEIJ / IEIJ
2020.01.01 【Writing】Journal of Science and Technology in Lighting Vol.104 No.1, 2020 – Editorial Note / IEIJ
Lifestyles change with the times, and the world is diversifying. ALG seeks “The New Normal of Lighting Design” and brighten up our ever-evolving lifestyle by lighting design.
Series of our LIGHT Blogs
【Light ＋ Health-Science】
“Light and Sterilization” Series
This Year, there was the new coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic in the world. It is said that one of the methods to prevent the spread of infection is sterilization by light, which utilizes bactericidal action.
【Light + Space】
“Telework and light” Series
The introduction of telework in the business world is accelerating for many reasons, including work style reform, prevention of global warming, and prevention of new coronavirus infection. Arranging the lighting environment of your workspace will lead to the improvement of your work efficiency.
【Light + SDGs】
“Towards a low carbon society” Series
While figuring out the current state of global warming, which is one of the causes of environmental destruction, we will describe initiatives and recommendations how to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and realize a “low carbon society” from the aspects of architecture and lighting.
Upcoming Schedule for 2021
2021.01.06【Writing】Journal of the Illuminating Engineering Institute of Japan vol.105 NO.1 – Editorial Note
Miho Konishi, ALG’s Lighting Designer is going to write the editorial note for the January 2021 issue of the Journal of the illuminating engineering institute of Japan.
2021.05.06【Writing】Journal of the Illuminating Engineering Institute of Japan vol.105 NO.3
Miho Konishi, ALG’s Lighting Designer is going to plan, edit, and write the article for the May 2021 issue of the Journal of the illuminating engineering institute of Japan.
【Video Content Update】Lighting design project introduction video, Designer talk, etc.
We will continue to enhance video content, such as introducing lighting design projects and talking about topics related to light by lighting designers.
Catch up us on SNS
【Updated every Tuesday】We describe the seasonal scenes and interesting words from the perspective of the lighting designer.
Serialized ：“Towards a low carbon society” Series
■12 Light Proverbs August
【Updated on the 1st of every month】Once a month, we will introduce a proverb about light and consider about what “light is”.
⇒http://alg.jp/12 Light Proverbs
“Love is what lights a lamp of hope in someone’s heart.” by Shigeaki Hinohara
Providing various expressions of light, from daily natural light to project photos.
Sharing information about projects designed by ALG and events and articles regarding to light.
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