Born in Tokyo in 1950, he earned his
Bachelor and Master degrees from Tokyo National University
of Fine Arts and Music in the field of industrial and
environmental design. In 1990, he founded Lighting Planners
Associates Inc. The scope of his design and production
activities ranges widely from residential and architectural
lighting to urban and environmental lighting. He is
also an active leader of “Lighting Detectives”, a citizens’
group that specializes in the study of the culture of
lighting. He has been teaching lighting design at Musashino
Art University, Tokyo University, Tokyo University of
Art, and others.
Born 1974 in Tokyo, Japan. She studied human perception
and lighting and earned Master of Media & Governance
at Keio University. After she graduated University, she
worked for the research centre of Toshiba lighting and
Technology Corporation for three years, and worked on
development of lighting environment. She is a member of
Lighting Planners Associates Inc. since 2001 and involved
in lighting design everyday. She is also in charge of
Lighting Detectives activities in Tokyo.
Born 1957 in Goettingen, Germany. She studied Romance languages and literature
at the University of Hamburg, Industrial Design at Hochschule für bildende
Künste, Hamburg, Diploma under Dieter Rams. 1987 she founded Ulrike Brandi
Licht in Hamburg, since 1996 limited company. She has been teaching design at
Fachhochschule Duesseldorf and Hochschule für bildende Künste, Braunschweig.
Lectures on lighting design and author of numerous publications. Married with
Born 1958 in Braunschweig, Germany. He studied Art History, German Literature
and Psychology at the University of Hamburg. M.A. and Ph.D in Art History. After
several academic fellowships he worked as independent curator for Albertina
and Kunsthalle, Vienna, National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo, Museum fuer Kunst
und Gewerbe, Hamburg and Deutsches Architektur Museum, Frankfurt/Main and other
institutions. Author of several books, married with Ulrike Brandi and together
with her owner of Ulrike Brandi Licht in Hamburg.
Born near Münster, Germany in 1971. He is a lighting designer with a diploma in architecture. He studied
in Würzburg and Hamburg and earned his degree from University of Applied Sciences Nordostniedersachsen.
He is project manager at Ulrike Brandi Licht in Hamburg, providing lighting designs for buildings and external
works. Between 1998 and 2000 he developed together with Christoph Geissmar-Brandi the software L.E.O.S.
(Light Energy-Optimising and Service). He teaches lighting design at University of Applied Sciences Hamburg in
the faculty of architecture.
Born in Copenhagen, Denmark in 1968. She has a Master of Architecture from the
School of Architecture at the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts. Furthermore
she studied Lighting Design at University of Fine Arts and Design in Stockholm,
Sweden. She has worked as a teacher and research assistant at the Lighting laboratory
at the School of Architecture in Copenhagen since 1996. Now she is working on
her Ph.D. dissertation "The integration of artificial lighting into architecture.
The project investigates points of orientation in the visually fragmented environment
of the information society.
Born in Belgrade, Yugoslavia in 1968. She studied art at University of Fine Arts and Design in Belgrade, Yugoslavia
and Lighting Design at University of Fine Arts and Design in Stockholm, Sweden. Since 1995 she is running her own company Strati in Stockholm. Her works are
linked to the light. She is dealing mainly with lighting design, designing of lighting fixtures and light art for residential and public places.
Jason earned his undergraduate degree in Finance from the University of Maryland.
He is presently a graduate student at the Lighting Research Center of Rensselaer
Polytechnic Institute, the worlds largest university-based research center
devoted to lighting. He is the recipient of a Besal Scholarship, sponsored by
Lithonia Lighting and the Philips Lighting Scholarship, sponsored by Philips
Lighting of North America. His passions are architectural lighting design, jazz,
and long walks in the mountains.
A former pianist. Joined LPA after spending her most of the 20’s in the
US and Europe. Between the year of 1996 and 98, she worked on numerous
Lighting Detectives activities such as monthly seminars, exhibitions and
interview project “To predict Tokyo nightscape in the year 2050”.
Now she bases in Singapore while constantly moving from place to place
, and represents LPA Singapore office. She
is also active as a writer covering topics on arts, architecture, design,
and lifestyle mainly on tropical Asia for publications in Japan and vise
versa in Singapore.