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City Walks and Salon

City Night Walk Vol. 067 Small Groups with Live Broadcasts 『Hot Spot Now』

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2021.07.09 Tomoya Furukawa + Shinichi Sakaguchi+ Naoko Oguchi+ Hikaru Kawata+ Mutsurou Honma+ Rie UomoriYao Yuan+LIU Xinyu+GUO JIANGHAO+ Noriko Higashi  In the middle of the Covid19 Pandemic activities are still restricted.  However, in ord…

City Walks and Salon

Remote Salon Vol.01

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Remote Salon/Light within a 100 meters from Home 2020.05.19 Noriko Higashi While we are forced to postpone our explorations around town due to the coronavirus, we held a salon online. 25 participants reported on the lighting within a 100 me…

City Walks and Salon

City Night Walk in Kyoto

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City Night Walk in Kyoto 2019.09.26 Mutsuro Honma+Yumi Komatsu + Taiichiro Ishida+ Amane Kotani Our first investigation in Kansai in 4 years occurred in Kyoto. We investigated whether Kyoto, where there are many tourists all year round, is …

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Coffee Break

Vol.067-Involuntary Habits

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Interviewer: Hikaru Kawata Kawata:Today’s topic is automatic mannerisms and involuntary habits.  I would especially like to talk about the habits we have that we like and those we want to change. One habit I have that I am really fond…

Monologue of a Lighting Detective

Vol.008 – The Meaning of Words -Beyond Light and Darkness-

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Paulina VillalobosLighting DesignerSantiago Being part of the lighting detectives family, first as a student in Belgrade, Serbia (2008) and later as core member in Mexico 2015, has become an amazing cultural adventure of night and day light…

Coffee Break

Vol.068-Home and Lighting

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Interviewer: Chia Xing Chia Xing: Mr. Mende, how did you feel when you got your first house? Mende: My first house after getting married 48 years ago, is a reasonably small condominium and that was also when I just started as a li…

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Who are the Lighting Detectives?
A research group established in 1990 by Lighting designer, Kaoru Mende and 5 other designers, and dedicated to the study of lighting culture through the observation and surveying of urban light environments in Japan and throughout the world.