News and press releases - VELUX Media Centre | VELUX Group (Natural light)
2016
21
December
2016
Using an entrepreneurial distribution model, the Natural Light project will now donate a second instalment of 20,000 solar lamps. These will be sold by new sales agents in off-grid communities in Zambia, Zimbabwe, Sierra Leone and, for the first time...
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01
July
2016
The ten regional winners showed a level of investigation and understanding of how daylight is vital for architecture and how daylight can create space. They integrated creative daylight solutions in the city and in dense communities and they showed r...
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21
April
2016
The VKR Group, parent company of the VELUX Group, awarded first, second and third place in its painting competition to Eva Navarro from Spain, Shuwen Yang from China and Ruben Monakhov from Russia, at its official 75th anniversary celebrations. Th...
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25
February
2016
Natural Light lamps, handheld solar powered lamps, are now bringing light and a better life to people in Zambia. The lamps are particularly crucial in Zambia as only 20 per cent of the population have access to electricity. When darkness falls, the r...
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2015
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
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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28
April
2015
On 2-3 September 2015, researchers, architects and other building professionals will meet in London for the 6th VELUX Daylight Symposium. The Symposium will explore the potential of daylight to drive change in the way we think and design living envir...
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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
03
November
2014
To mark VELUX 75th anniversary of bringing daylight and fresh air into people's homes, the VELUX Group is enhancing its social focus on the world's off-grid areas. In order to bring sustainable, reliable and affordable light to areas without electric...
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03
November
2014
For nearly 75 years, the VELUX Group has worked to improve living conditions around the world by bringing daylight into people's homes. To mark this milestone, the VELUX Group is partnering with Little Sun, a social business and global project founde...
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2012
20
December
2012
Although Friday 21 December is the shortest day of the year, it also marks the transition to days of more daylight. And daylight creates life and is beneficial for our health, explains daylight expert. ...
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2011
31
October
2011
Length of the day has already decreased by 7 1/2 hours, it is time to let our clocks jump one hour backward to end Daylight Saving Time on October 30. Daylight is a vital source of energy for human beings. When we are exposed to plenty of daylight ...
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2010
15
October
2010
23 students, all winners and honourable mentions in the International VELUX Award 2010, met in La Rochelle to explore the light of the city. For the first time, the light of La Rochelle has been experienced, sensed and captured by 23 students wi...
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01
June
2010
The internationally acknowledged proponent of Green Design, Ross Lovegrove, and the VELUX Group present a remarkable new product that spreads natural light through the roof to otherwise electrically lit rooms. The name of the award-winning daylight...
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07
April
2010
In partnership with Ross Lovegrove, the internationally acknowledged proponent of Green Design, the VELUX Group presents a stylish and sophisticated new product that spreads natural light through the roof to otherwise electrically lit rooms. ...
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2009
12
November
2009
The inauguration of Osram Culture Centre, the City of Copenhagen's energy renovation project of a cultural centre, takes place today. ...
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2007
09
May
2007
Daylight considerably affects human performance which is why it needs to be given even greater priority by architects, contractors and legislators who need to be equipped with the right tools to exploit daylight in buildings. At the second internatio...
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