News and press releases - VELUX Media Centre | VELUX Group (Events)
2017
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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15
March
2017
Vienna, 10 March 2017. Title sponsor of the VELUX EHF Champions League, the VELUX Group, has officially launched its ‘Let’s Play’ campaign, offering youth teams between the ages of 8 and 14 the chance to win a set of handballs completely free of char...
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2016
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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04
September
2016
New ideas, tools and methods for design of buildings that promote happiness and health emerged at the 6th VELUX Daylight Symposium in London 2-3 September. For two days, researchers, architects, engineers and building professionals discussed how dayl...
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25
May
2016
Since the VELUX Group and EHF Marketing GmbH, the marketing arm of the European Handball Federation, started their cooperation in 2010, more than 25,000 VELUX guests have attended matches.The games have been watched by over three million spectators l...
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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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06
January
2016
The VELUX Group benefits greatly from its sponsorship of the Champions League in handball. The leading producer of roof windows is therefore also sponsoring the coming European Championship in Poland between 15th and 31st January. ...
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2015
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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10
September
2015
The Prime Minister of Slovakia, Robert Fico, opened on the 9th September two new production halls at the VELUX Group’s factory in Partizánske in Slovakia. ...
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03
September
2015
In London, 3 September at the 6th VELUX Daylight Symposium, the winners of the international design competition Natural Light presented the first prototype of a solar lamp. 14,500 editions of this lamp will be distributed in Africa in the beginning o...
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26
August
2015
How can we enhance our health and well-being with daylight? This is one of the questions, which will be discussed at the 6th VELUX Daylight Symposium which is just around the corner. More than 300 researchers and practitioners are ready to convene th...
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20
August
2015
Former Chairman of the Board for THE VELUX FOUNDATIONS, Lars E. Kann-Rasmussen, has been awareded the Hungarian order, the Commander’s Cross of the Order of Merit of Hungary. ...
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18
August
2015
The roof window and blind manufacturer joins as sponsor of the Men’s EHF EURO 2016 to benefit from extensive brand exposure and event hospitality. ...
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15
July
2015
The International VELUX Award 2016 will open for registration in October 2015, launching the seventh International VELUX Award for Students of Architecture. ...
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31
May
2015
The VELUX Group has extended its contract as title sponsor of Europe’s premier club handball competition for a further five years. The long-term commitment is based on the positive results of the partnership with EHF Marketing GmbH, the marketing arm...
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26
May
2015
The winners of the Natural Light - International Design Competition have now been chosen from the 172 impressive Natural Light Lamp designs submitted from 65 countries around the world. The winners are two very talented Argentinian Industrial Design ...
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11
May
2015
Today leading window manufacturer The VELUX Group and the social business Little Sun announce a partnership with the NGO Plan International to distribute a new solar lamp – the Natural Light solar lamp – in three African countries: Zimbabwe, Zambia a...
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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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28
January
2015
The VELUX Group and Little Sun are excited to present Olafur Eliasson, Patricia Urquiola, Ije Nwokorie, Melody Sarudzayi Joachim and Koyo Kouoh as members of the final jury who will oversee the Natural Light Design Competition, celebrating VKR Holdin...
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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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26
June
2014
As part of the EU Sustainable Energy Week High-Level Policy Conference, EuroACE organises on Wednesday 25th June 2014 a joint event with its member company the VELUX Group, entitled "Quizzing the Stakeholders: Making Energy Efficient Buildings More...
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23
May
2014
Two winners and five honourable mentions were presented and honoured at the VELUX International Design Awards ceremonyat the Design Academy Eindhoven in the Netherlands on 22 May 2014. Hyunjeong Kim from the Berlin University of the Arts in Germany...
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05
March
2014
As part of the VELUX International Design Award competition, design students from all over Europe are submitting visual input to three different challenges preceding the delivery of their final solutions on March 31. The challenges' focus on the stud...
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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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05
February
2014
In this year's VELUX EHF Champions League, fan passion continues outside the arena. In addition to cheering for their favourite team throughout the matches of the season, fans can now show their support in the VELUX Handball Manager online game at ha...
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2013
12
December
2013
Petra Blaisse is one of the rare designers who works on both interior and exterior architectural projects. Among her many specialties are innovative curtains and blinds that challenge the status quo and captivate the eye as it moves between inside an...
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14
November
2013
Our windows and blinds say a lot about how we open our homes to the world, according to international design duo GamFratesi. As jury members for the VELUX International Design Award, they look forward to seeing what design students come up with as ...
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01
October
2013
Today, the VELUX Group launches VELUX International Design Award aimed at spotting tomorrow's trends and talents and, for the first time, at discovering new, inventive blinds for the roof window. What does the blind of the future look like? This...
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20
September
2013
There will be much more at stake than the results in the arena at the upcoming 2013 CEV VELUX Volleyball European Championship. Every time a serve ace is made in the tournament, title sponsor The VELUX Group will donate 15 Euros to a pot that will ...
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10
June
2013
This VELUX EHF Champions League season culminated when the German club HSV Hamburg took home the winning trophy at the VELUX EHF FINAL4. Among the 20,000 spectators in the LANXESS Arena were 750 guests invited by the tournament's title sponsor, ...
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