LED,the future of lighting
Like all economic activities lighting is also increasingly focused on developing
sources that would reduce emissions and provide maximum efficiency at the
minimum energy consumption. Light sources based on LED technology follow this
trend. Led technology develops very fast and gets more and more important place
in the field of lighting.
On Thursday, 9.10.2008 a presentation on LED technology was held in Intra
studio in Ljubljana.
We hosted two experts very aware of the importance of the LED technology: a
recognized lecturer and light designer, professor Lars Bylund and the General
Manager of Intra lighting Scandinavia, Mogens Lund. They presented the advantages of LED
technology and its practical applicability in the contemporary architecture. They
also tried to show the most probable future development of the lighting
has, besides his teaching, carried out more than 2 500 lighting design
projects around the world.
He has been engaged in designing lighting
fixtures for several leading European manufacturers such as Fagerhult, Louis
Poulsen, LUXO, Thorn and Intra Lighting. Among the late project designs the New
Oslo Opera, the Oslo Airport Gardermoen, the Svinesund Bridge which is the
tallest one span bridge in the world, currently the development of new LED
lighting systems for the Stockholm Town Hall and the Old Stockholm City Library
could be mentioned as well as the recently finished Mediahouse in Stavanger,
Norway, where the general lighting basically are LEDs.
Bylund is engaged in several research projects for various governmental bodies regarding
lighting and energy use. He is also a member of expert committees within CIE
and IEA. He has published a number of articles and books and presented
papers at conferences such as RIGHT LIGHT , Strategies in Light,
LIGHT FAIR and IESNA.
topic where Professor Bylund is doing R&D is daylighting, at the moment
developing daylighting sytems for underground space (Stockholm City
supermarkets (COOP) and for factories (IKEA Group).
Professor Bylund is also the Vice President of
sponsored by the Finnish Government in order to develop a sustainable
urbanisation - villages and towns - based on Nordic Ecological know how around
General Manager of Intra lighting Scandinavia
is involved in the lighting business since 1986.
He started his career as a Sales person in the Danish company Elteva Denmark and continued as a Sales Manager in
Exactor in Sweden.
Later he worked for the company Louis Poulsen Lighting in Denmark first
as a Product Manager and was promoted to the Business Area Manager worldwide.
Since 2006 he has been a General Manager of the Intra lighting Scandinavia. In his work he meets many important
architects and light designers from whom he gains the experience and valuable
knowledge of the importance of the lighting in architecture.