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City Walks and Salon

Enjoy Green Lighting Salon 2: “Office Lighting / Eco Ideas for Fun Office Lighting”

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26 February The second “Enjoy Green Lighting” Salon tackled the topic of office lighting, as the Lighting Detectives tried to answer the tough question; What is comfortable, but enjoyable eco office lighting? Research on actual office light…

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Annual Forum

8th Annual TN Forum: 2009 / Beijing Enjoy Eco Lighting

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Date: October 13-16, 2009 Program: Workshop, City Survey, Symposium Venue: Central Acadamy of Art, Gouzijian 8th Annual Transnational Tanteidan Forum Beijing 2009 Workshop: 2009.10.13-15 Central Academy of Art No.8, HuaJiaDi Nanjie, Chaoyan…

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City Walks and Salon

Enjoy Green Lighting Salon 1: Residential Lighting / Eco Ideas for Fun Residential Lighting

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Presentation of earth-friendly lighting ideas. 13 November, 2009 The theme for the fourth Lighting Detective Salon featured residential fieldwork with ideas for fun eco lighting. Guest speaker, architect, Kazuhiko Namba presented his own id…

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Nightscape Watching Tour

Tour No 7: Singapore River Boat and Talk Tour

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October 30, 2009 As part of the events held during ArchiFest2009 in Singapore, the Lighting Detectives took a boat ride to observe Singapore waterfront lighting. How does waterfront lighting contribute in creating a space for a pleasant eve…

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City Walks and Salon

Tokyo City Keiba: Twinkle Race

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23 October, 2009 TV commercials featuring famous teenage heartthrobs are dissolving the trashy image of horseracing and making it more accessible to the public. For a change of pace, the Lighting Detectives gathered at Tokyo City Keiba for …

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Global Research

TIANJIN, China

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Tianjin is situated 150km east of Beijing and easily reached in a 30-minute high-speed train ride. Historically, foreign influence including the UK and Germany has shaped the western-style architecture and streetscape that this city is fame…

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Global Research

BEIJING, China

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From post-Olympic pride to the celebration of the 60th Anniversary of China as a nation, China is a very vibrant place. In this country where government is central, we discovered elaborate, but regulated lighting, lighting embellished by ec…

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Global Research

TOKYO : SHIMOKITAZAWA

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Shimokitazawa is a neighborhood of small shopping streets and alleyways, projecting a strange, but comfortable atmosphere, as people crowd the backstreets until late in the night. However, plans to replace this quaint neighborhood with arte…

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Candle Night

Candle Night Summer Solstice 2009 @ Omotesando – Eco Avenue

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2009年6月19日 夏至 今年も20:00をまたいだカウントダウン映像でcandlenight@OMOTESANDO – Eco Avenueがスタート! 佐藤卓さんには楽しみながら講評をしていただきました。 捨てられる運命の空き缶にいのちが吹き込まれ、もう一度輝き出す。 テントウムシがロウで出来たキャベツにとまっている?!と思ったら、ロウで出来たテントウムシだ! コトリキャンドルを抱えて表参道を行進 ごみを否定しながら作品の一部に取り入れたオススメの一品。ごみ…

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Global Research

TOKYO : ASAKUSA

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In front of the main gate to Senso-ji Shrine lies the neighborhood of Asakusa. One of Tokyo’s most popular entertainment districts, Asakusa flourished with kabuki, opera, and comic storytelling from the Meiji Era to the end of WWII. The Lig…

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Global Research

HOI AN, Vietnam

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Hoi An was once a flourishing intermediate city of trade. Now, the city is trying to protect the traditional streetscape to appeal as a tourist destination. The nostalgic lantern festival, which was held every full moon, is being reintegrat…

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Global Research

HO CHI MINH, Vietnam

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The largest city in Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh, has developed into the center of economic activity for the country. The city is in the mists of a huge transformation with new building wherever you turn. We will have to wait and see how the street…

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City Walks and Salon

Residential Lighting: Past, Present, Future “Looking Forward into the Future of Residential Lighting”

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16 January, 2009 During the year 2008-2009 the Lighting Detectives hosted a three-part salon series focused on “Residential Lighting: Past, Present, and Future.” Part 3 of the series was titled: “Looking Forward into the Future of Residenti…

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Annual Forum

7th Annual TN Forum: 2008 / Belgrade Lighting Idenitity of Cities

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Date: September 19th, 2008 Program: City tour, Lecture, Workshop, City Survey, Exhibition, Symposium Venue: B.C. Usce 7th Annual Transnational Tanteidan Forum in Belgrade Once a year the Lighting Detectives hold their annual Transnational T…

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Global Research

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia

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Putrajaya has been developed as the new center for government since its functional move from the former capital Kuala Lumpur. The city planning is very representative of the nation’s authority and symbolic in nature with a very elaborate li…

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Global Research

PENANG, Malaysia

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Georgetown is a town with a very colonial atmosphere. The entire city still has many surviving historical landmarks from its period of British rule and a collective colonial feel to its cityscape. However, it is very different then the beau…

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Global Research

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia

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Kuala Lumpur is one of the major cities of Southeast Asia. Recent economic grow has transformed the city, with numerous skyscrapers now dotting the skyline. The outdoor market is a conglomeration of people who seem to naturally congregate h…

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Light Up NINJA

7th Light Up Ninja @ Yokohama

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Kisyamichi Promonade, Yokohama 14 November 2008 Light Up Ninja Yokohama Team on initial survey fieldwork trip. Voluteers and staff hard at work on the day of the event. Underwater lighting revealed pretty clear Yokohama Bay waters! Lanterns…

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Global Research

TOKYO NIGHT DRIVE

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Taking a drive along the Tokyo Metropolitan Expressway is a great experience in the sequence of Tokyo light. In one drive you can catch glimpses of Tokyo Tower in between buildings, awe at the endless Ginza neon signage, and hide in the dar…

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City Walks and Salon

Residential Lighting: Past, Present, and Future “Is the Incandescent Lamp being Phased Out?”

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17 October During the year 2008-2009 the Lighting Detectives are hosting a three-part Salon Series focused on “Residential Lighting: Past, Present, and Future.” Part 2 of the series titled: “Is the Incandescent Lamp being Phased Out?” picke…

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