Lighting the landscape
lecture thursday 8th may 2014
hours 6.00 pm at Fondazione Falciola / CamplusRubattino
via Caduti di Marcinelle 2 (zona Lambrate-Ventura) Milan
Roger Narboni (Algeri, 1953)is a French lighting designer. Narboni graduated from OrsayUniversity near Paris with a Master’s degree in electronics in 1975 and stayed 4 years in The National Fine Arts School of Paris (1971 -1974). After several years travelling abroad and 3 years spent in New York City, he returned to France in 1981 and prepared several exhibitions on the subject of light and lighting. In 1988, He founded the CONCEPTO lighting design studio near Paris. Since then, he realised numerous landscape, urban and architectural lightings of different types and scale. He created in 1987 a new discipline called Light Urbanism and realized since then more than 110 lighting master plans in France and abroad.
A joint founder of the French lighting designers’ association ACE, member of PLDA and recently founder Chairman of the lighting designers without boarders association, Roger Narboni has taught until 2009 at EcoleNationaleSupérieure de la Nature et du Paysage in Blois and EcoleNationaleSupérieure du Paysage in Versailles, both in France.
The conference is within the Workshop “Lights in landscape. Lighting design in parks and public spaces” and is part of the “Focus on Landscape“, a series of meetings open to the public with some landscapers, teachers, students of the Master in Landscape Architecture UPC-ACMA based in Milan, interpreters of the main international experiences: the moment of exchange and discussion of current issues more and more, not only for technicians and professionals but also for the growth of a widespread awareness in society that necessarily share the common heritage of the landscape.