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News & Stories | Light+Building 2012

Light is just light

Light is just light
What is the difference between light and lighting? With “Verto”, Naoto Fukasawa has designed a luminaire for Belux that is based upon the principle of reflection. Nina Reetzke met the Japanese designer for a chat.

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Cities have a language

by Nina Reetzke

Cities have a language
How to avoid buildings aging owing to the facility technology and stop the lifecycle of the infrastructure defining construction cycles? Questions such as these were debated by Saskia Sassen, Bjarke Ingels and other experts at the Zumtobel Expertenpanel during this year's Light+Building.
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Spotlighting greater efficiency

by Juliane Grützner

Spotlighting greater efficiency
At the Frankfurt lighting trade fair, Light+Building, everything revolved around LED technology and its advancement. But it was those lighting manufacturers who had more to offer by the way of technical features that stole the limelight.
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Light from a diode

by Thomas Edelmann

Light from a diode
The lighting industry is undergoing massive change. Light digitalization is the all-defining issue. Thanks to improved LED technology, light planners can rely on new design potential when considering aspects such as energy efficiency, color rendition, light control and eliminating dazzle.

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In search of better light

In search of better light
For Tobias Grau there is not much separating design and technological development. He is driven not so much by a search for new forms as a search for better light. An interview with Jörg Zimmermann.

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A platform for all players

by Sara Bertsche

A platform for all players
Be it exhibitors, young talents or curious specialist visitors – everyone needs assistance in making their way around the Light + Building in Frankfurt. Stylepark spoke with Director Maria Hasselman and asked her about the role the trade-fair plays for experts from the world of light and building technology.
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Networked all-round

by Armin Scharf

Networked all-round
While we continue to digitally network ourselves ever further, home sweet home is largely still an analog island. Yet there are many arguments in favor of connecting the various technologies in our homes. Light+Building featured systems and ways to technically organize the interaction of lighting, heating, communications and household appliances.
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Leading lights

Leading lights
Clear the stage for stars of lighting trade fair "Light+Building" in Frankfurt: Shadows, sphere lights and glass tubes all stole the show at this display of new products.
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Let there be sight!

by Thomas Wagner

Let there be sight!
LEDs wherever you look! The technology, still very young, has already firmly established itself. But what does that mean for the designs? A commentary on the Light+Building.
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Selected exhibitors at Light+Building 2012

Selected exhibitors at Light+Building 2012
Light+Building is a biennial event held in Frankfurt/Main. From our list of selected exhibitors you can see which manufacturers will be presenting their newest products there this year.
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Energy, buildings, grids and light

by Thomas Wagner

Energy, buildings, grids and light
Light+Building, which takes place in Frankfurt from April 15 through 20 this year, will more than ever before present itself as a trade fair that combines different sectors under one roof, showcasing luminaires for the home and commercial buildings along with intelligent systems for building automation and energy generation.
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