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TRAINING

CURRENT COURSES

CONNECTING COMMUNITIES THROUGH SMART AND RESPONSIVE DESIGN:

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Using the newly released Smart Lighting Guidebook, Leni presents a holistic approach to digital technologies — valuing safety, welcome, walkability, and social capital -- to consider the practical the advantages of connected lighting as a critical tool for around-the-clock placemaking.

  1. You will learn to define smart and adaptable lighting

  2. You will be able to distinguish between smart lighting and smart city concepts and technologies and how they intersect 

  3. Learn about the co-benefits of sustainability through energy management and data collection

  4. Define the hidden methodologies of community engagement through design and implementation of smart lighting

LUMINOUS LEGIBILITY: LIGHTING AND NIGHTTIME DESIGN URBANISM, A PRIMER FOR CITY DESIGN ADVOCATES 

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A presentation and discussion about the trends and innovative methodologies that are rocking the world of public lighting design.

  1. New definitions, staying ahead of the curve: What is public lighting, urban lighting and nighttime design?

  2. Understanding public realm lighting conflicts to help with design and procurement decision making.

  3. Light obtrusion examples: what are solutions? (Light obtrusion is the proper name for light pollution).

  4. Innovative trends in city lighting: art features, control and smart lighting, social lighting research and worldwide case study nighttime programs (including night mayors, ambassadors and czars).

  5. Nighttime Lighting Strategies and Masterplans 

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT METHODOLOGIES FOR NIGHTTIME DESIGN:

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  1. How approaching urban design through the lens of night can unlock community input

  2. Step by step approach introduction to community and stakeholders to widen awareness of night beyond lighting and safety

  3. Teaching community a vocabulary of night and light 

  4. Basic tenets of NightSeeing™, a program that launches lighting strategies

PUBLIC LIGHTING: ISSUES IN POLICY

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  1. Learn about who is in charge of public lighting – from professional lighting requirements and recommendations to city agencies and utilities 

  2. Tensions about quality and compromises in public lighting 

  3. Model lighting ordinance

  4. Separation of responsibilities

COLOR AT NIGHT

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  1. Trends in using colored light features in city lighting 

  2. Learn to judge the dark canvas of night and proposed colored lighting features 

  3. A critical checklist: criteria for the use of color in public space 

  4. How to communicate with your lighting artist or designer