News and press releases - VELUX Media Centre | VELUX Group (Architecture)
2017
01
September
2017
Are you an architecture student and passionate about daylight in architecture? Now you have the chance to show how you see the role of daylight, as the International VELUX Award 2018 for Students of Architecture invites contestants to sign up. ...
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03
July
2017
VELUX researchers and architects shines light on the need for healthier buildings at two of Europe’s leading building science conferences opening today. ...
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11
May
2017
Above quote by French architect Anne Lacaton from the award winning practice Lacaton and Vassal was one of many important statements from the 7th Daylight Symposium, held in Berlin on 3-4 May 2017. Under the theme, “HEALTHY & CLIMATE-FRIENDLY ARCHITE...
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01
May
2017
Four keynote presentations by critically acclaimed architects will be live-streamed from the international forum for daylight and architecture, the Daylight Symposium, to be held for the 7th time, 3-4 May 2017 ...
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24
March
2017
Daylight is vital to our long-term health and wellbeing. Yet, our modern way of living challenges our daily access to daylight and connection to nature, ultimately leading to a daylight deficit. So what role is left for architects and planners whe...
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2016
18
November
2016
The VELUX Group is proud to announce the two global winners of the International VELUX Award 2016 for Students of Architecture: Redistribution of Light by Kwang Hoon Lee, Hyuk Sung Kwon and Yu Min Park, Republic of Korea. This project was the winn...
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08
November
2016
Ten regional winners from Africa, the Americas, Asia & Oceania, Eastern Europe & Middle East and Western Europe will present their projects live to the jury in the morning on 18th November. Two global winners announced at World Architecture Festival ...
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12
April
2016
The International VELUX Award 2016, which inspires students of architecture to work with daylight in architecture, has received registrations from 97 countries. ...
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17
March
2016
The VELUX Group presents the International VELUX Award 2016 to inspire students of architecture all over the world to work with daylight in architecture. Registration for the International VELUX Award 2016 for Students of Architecture, which chall...
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12
February
2016
A diverse and international jury comprised of renowned architects and architectural media will elect the winners of the International VELUX Award 2016. ...
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2015
11
December
2015
Yesterday, the building industry chose the hotel and conference centre, the Green Solution House, as the best commercial building in Denmark. The VELUX Group is a strategic partner of the knowledge and conference center representing a new build and c...
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13
November
2015
The VELUX Group launches the International VELUX Award 2016 to inspire students of architecture all over the world to work with daylight in architecture. Students must register before 1 April 2016 to be able to participate. ...
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02
September
2015
The VELUX Daylight Symposium celebrated its 10th anniversary as the two-day conference was kicked off today. Scientists and practioners adressed the topic: Daylight as a driver of change in today’s 24/7 society. ...
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23
April
2015
Today, the VELUX Group will participate in the official opening of Green Solution House - one of the world’s most sustainable buildings. Green Solution House is a Danish hotel and conference centre that is inspired by the Active House principles.  ...
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21
April
2015
The Daylight/Architecture Magazine, published by the VELUX Group, is nominated for the European Best of Corporate Publishing Award 2015 and for the Swedish Golden Egg 2015.  ...
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25
March
2015
That was the main conclusion of the VELUX Group’s “Healthy Building Day” conference in Brussels on 24 March. The conclusion is based on scientific learnings about indoor health and well-being from the VELUX Model Homes 2020 programme. Europeans are r...
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16
March
2015
Daylight has always been an important factor in the way we interact with design and decoration. We choose light for the ambience it lends to a home, where different rooms need different light settings. Whether the light comes from lamps, candles or d...
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2014
29
October
2014
At the Award event of the International VELUX Award 2014, three prize winners and nine mentions were awarded. A team of four students from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China, takes first prize with their project "Light, Revitalization", a beautifu...
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25
June
2014
On the outskirts of Farum, a small town 20 kilometres north of Copenhagen, the capital of Denmark, the Posehuset country estate lies only a stone's throw from the country road. Right on the edge of the woods, the whitewashed, thatched house looks lik...
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25
February
2014
So far, close to 1,500 students or student teams from all over the world have registered their intention to submit their project on Light of Tomorrow. We would like even more students to sign up and to give us a strong voice in the international disc...
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2013
24
June
2013
Daylight is a key to a better living. These are some of the main observations made of test families having lived in an entirely climate renovated house and a sustainable new build, the LichtAktiv Haus in Germany and the CarbonLight Homes in the UK....
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10
June
2013
The VELUX Group is in the race to win a sustainability award for the second consecutive year, this time as strategic partner in the project Green Solution House, now nominated among hundreds of projects worldwide as a nominee for the Sustainia Awar...
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2012
10
October
2012
Sustainable building and climate renovation bring many benefits for users, owners and society in general. A new guide from the organisation Sustainia presents sound arguments for doing so – and backs them up with facts and cases. ...
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05
October
2012
The excitement has peaked with the presentation of four winners and ten honourable mentions at the International VELUX Award 2012 event in Porto, Portugal. A team of two chinese students of architecture from ETHZ in Zürich, Switzerland, takes first p...
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20
September
2012
On 13 September, the VELUX Group, which owns the strongest brand in the building industry, and world-leading architectural firm Foster + Partners celebrated the creation of VELUX Modular Skylights. Together, they kicked off a new era of designing wit...
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13
July
2012
The jury of the International VELUX Award 2012 met in Copenhagen on 18-19 June and evaluated 983 projects to select the winners of 2012. The VELUX Group presents the award every second year to challenge students to propose ideas for future sustaina...
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04
July
2012
For the next year the Pastour family will stay in Maison Air et Lumière testing how well the designs perform in terms of both energy and living comfort so that the projections of the house can be compared with the real-life experiment. Fabrice ...
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02
July
2012
The first personal experience report of the temporary residents shows that the expectations for the innovative building concept have been completely fulfilled. Sunlighthouse is allowing the VELUX Group to provide evidence that carbon-neutral, reso...
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29
June
2012
The VELUX Group is capable of bringing daylight into dark rooms where it's not possible to have facade windows or roof windows. The solution is a Sun Tunnel that brings about 98% of the daylight into for example a bathroom, a corridor or a walk-in ...
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07
June
2012
"We have to go back to the vast majority of buildings we have inherited and make sure that quite a bit are renovated and made more sustainable," says renowned Danish architect and urban designer Jan Gehl, who has worked to develop better public spa...
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