NightSeeing™ With Leni Schwendiger
Leni Schwendinger is one of the world’s leading voices on the impact lighting can have in our cities. Within the scope of the 2017 Invisible City festival, reSITE cooperated with her for a guided light walk of the city of Prague.
June 21, 2017 / Marahal Club, Hotel Emblem
reSITE 2017 was kicked off with a unique experience of NightSeeing™ tour with Leni Schwendiger.
reSITE collaborated with Leni Schwendinger to emphasize the importance of city lighting as a neglected part of the planning and the design of cities. Unlike other infrastructure, light is creatively malleable, both physical and ephemeral. Illumination plays a significant role in citizenry well-being. It was a unique experience of Prague after-dark. On the 21th of June, we had a unique experience of NightSeeing™ tour that kicked off reSITE 2017 festival.
At reSITE 2017: Invisible City conference, she also gave us a special lecture on the June 23th, 2017. Her lecture was titled "Nightime Design: Envisioning Smart, Connected Public Spaces and Luminous, Sustainable Cities."
Why nighttime design? Some reflections of Leni Schwendiger from reSITE 2017: Invisible City conference:
Guest of Honor:
Leni Schwendinger, Consultant NightSeeing™, New York, USA. A recognized authority on the many issues and applications of city lighting, with more than 20 years of experience creating illuminated environments for public spaces all over the world.
Pavla Melková, Director, City Detail Section, Institute of Planning and Development, Prague, Czech Republic.
Monocle caught up with five key speakers of reSITE 2017 to talk about a wide range of issues including design, revitalisation and urban lighting. Listen to Adriana Krnacova, David Bravo, Ivan Kucina, Leni Schwendinger and Marlena Happach.
Andres F. Ramirez and Lea Ouardi from BauNetz interviewed Leni Schwendiger at the reSITE 2017 conference in Prague, and they accompanied her during the NightSeeing™ tour organized by reSITE festival.