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Ayşe Özkiper
Ayşe Özkiper

The Gallery in the Historic Meatpacking District: RH New York

RH is a redesigned retail and hospitality building in New York City’s Meatpacking District. The original building, from 19th century, was with two levels and served as stable and garage. Interior lighting of RH is based on an approach of using fewer light sources, and creating a sense of home with decorative lighting luminaires.

Ayşe Özkiper
Ayşe Özkiper

Causes, Effects and Solutions for Light Pollution

Light pollution is a side effect of the industrial civilisation and the result of ineffective lighting. Luminaires that project light upwards or to the sides cause the night sky to constantly illuminate. A poor lighting design causes following components of light pollution; glare, sky glow, light trespass and clutter.

Ayşe Özkiper
Ayşe Özkiper

Biennial for Light Art and Urban Design: Luminale 2020

Unfortunately this year, like several other organisations, Luminale also is cancelled due to the current requirements of the health authorities about SARS-CoV-2 virus. But luckily, many of the works have been documented by the artists during creation phases.

Ayşe Özkiper
Ayşe Özkiper

SOFTSTONE Office Building

SOFTSTONE is a mid-rise office building located in Tehran city center, which is changing rapidly and transforming to a mixture of residential and non-residential urban area. The main idea of the SOFTSTONE‘s façade lighting design is to have a gentle light towards the stone details.

Ayşe Özkiper
Ayşe Özkiper

Orchid Forest Cikole

Indonesia, is known as a second home of the orchid species after Brazil. Orchid Forest Cikole, is established to introduce all orchid species to Indonesian people and tourists and to protect them. There are more than 20.000 orchids from Indonesia, Philippines, Peru and Brazil.

Ayşe Özkiper
Ayşe Özkiper

Old Town of Paphos, Cyprus

Paphos, city of birth of Aphrodite, is one of the most beautiful and oldest town on the west coast of Cyprus. Paphos has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and also named a European Capital of Culture, in 2017. To deserve these praises, a regeneration project was prepared for restoration,consolidation and renovation of the Paphos buildings and monuments.

Ayşe Özkiper
Ayşe Özkiper

German Design Award 2020

Every year, the German Design Award honors innovative products and projects, their manufacturers and designers, who are pioneers in the German and international design landscape. They are awarded by an international jury. This year the award ceremony took place on February 7, 2020 in the context of Ambiente fair in Frankfurt am Main.

Ayşe Özkiper
Ayşe Özkiper

Canary Wharf’s Incredible Winter Lights Festival

This year the award-winning Winter Lights Festival of Canary Wharf took place between 16th-25th January, for the sixth time. 25 spectacular light installations and interactive artworks of global artists, illuminated dark and cold nights of London.

Ayşe Özkiper
Ayşe Özkiper

Mercedes-Benz Museum

Mercedes-Benz Museum, designed by UNStudio is located beside the Mercedes-Benz factory in Stuttgart. In 2002, Dutch architectural company UNStudio from Amsterdam won the design competition for the museum. They designed a unique structure with a fascinating exterior façade.

Ayşe Özkiper
Ayşe Özkiper

MAXXI: National Museum of the 21st Century Arts

The MAXXI is one of the Zaha Hadid’s masterpieces, which is located in the Flaminio quarter of Rome, in the area of the former Montello military barracks. The two important elements of the building are the concrete walls and the transparent roof which is composed of the systems for filtering sunlight, artificial light, and environmental control.

Ayşe Özkiper
Ayşe Özkiper

The Twist: More Than Just A Bridge

The Twist, the new gallery of Kistefos Museum, in Norway, has opened the doors in September 2019. The building it‘s not only a museum but also a bridge and a sculpture on the Randselva river. Worldwide artists exhibit their artworks in this exciting building which twists into an impossible form.

Ayşe Özkiper
Ayşe Özkiper

Trade Fair for Lighting and Building Services Technology: Light + Building 2020

The world’s leading trade fair about lighting and it’s technologies Light + Building will open the doors on the 8th of March till 13th, in Frankfurt am Main. Over 2.700 exhibitors will present their products and innovations first at L+B. More than 220.000 visitors from all over the world are expected to visit the fair during these days.

Ayşe Özkiper
Ayşe Özkiper

Amsterdam Light Festival

Amsterdam light festival gives visitors a dazzling experience on long winter nights. Residents and thousands of tourists can enjoy through the canals at night, these light-based artworks.