lectures

The Oyster Seminar: Stockholm, Sweden; Human Nature, 2017.

The New York City Department of Design and Construction: New York, NY; Why Light?, 2017.

Concordia University: Montreal, Canada; An Entirely Different Kingdom: Light, Night, and the City, 2016.    

ASLA Annual Conference: New Orleans, LA; Ecologically Sensitive Lighting Design and Improving Ecology in the City: Increasing Diversity through Design, 2016.

The New York Botanical Garden: New York, NY; Lighting with Intention, 2016.

The New School Graduate Institute for Design, Ethnography & Social Thought: New York, NY; What’s light got to do with it? Thoughts on Dignity, Mood and Magical Thinking, 2015.

The Rural Studio and Auburn University: Newburn and Auburn, AL; What's Light Got to Do With It?, 2015.

ASLA Annual Conference: Chicago, IL; Combining Forces: Collaborative Efforts between Landscape Architects and Lighting Designers, 2015.

International Association of Lighting Designers, Enlighten Americas 2015: Baltimore, MD; Planning from the Ground Up, 2015.

Texas ASLA Annual Conference: Galveston, TX; Planning from the Ground Up: An Alternative Approach to Contemporary Lighting Master Planning, 2015.

Parsons The New School for Design: New York, NY; The Dark Arts: How Light Connects the Civic, the Poetic and the Psyche in the Urban Landscape, 2015.

University of Virginia School of Architecture: Charlottesville, VA; Inside-Out, 2015.

Parsons The New School for Design: New York, NY; Aftertaste 2015: Inside Imagination, 2015.

Bogota, Colombia: Imagining Light Conference; Planning from the Ground Up: An Alternative Approach to Traditional Master Planning, 2014.

University of Virginia School of Architecture: Charlottesville, VA; Candles and Liquid Light: Reflections on Lost and Found Technologies and the Poetry of Place, 2014.

Newel Galleries: New York, NY; Candles and Liquid Light: Reflections on Lost and Found Technologies and the Poetry of Home, 2014.

The Van Alen Institute: Columbia University;  Let There be Night Panel Discussion, 2013.

PechaKucha Evening: The Garrison, Garrison, NY, 2013.

University of Virginia School of Architecture: Charlottesville, VA; More Than Meets the Eye, 2013.

McGill University: Montreal, Canada; A Little Tact and Skill, 2013.

Museum of the City of New York: New York, NY; The Practice of Everyday Light, 2012.

Canadian Centre for Architecture, 2nd International Congress on Ambiances, Keynote speaker: Montreal; Finding Atmosphere/Making Ambiance: A View from Practice, 2012.

New York Decoration & Design Building, Fall Market: New York, NY; How to Change a Lightbulb: a New Poetics of Home, 2012.

Goethe-Institut New York at Cabinet Magazine: Brooklyn, NY; Bulbs, Tubes, Beams, and Cobraheads, 2011.

Professional Lighting Design Convention: Madrid, Spain; Grounding practice: Speculations on Affect and Environment, 2011.

Institute for Urban Design: Urban Design Week 2011, New York, NY; How can the city be better illuminated?, 2011.

Illuminating Engineering Society Annual Convention: Mexico City, Mexico; In-Site, 2011.

Light Symposium 2010: Stockholm Sweden; Why Light, 2010.

The University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign: School of Architecture; Under Light, 2010.

Orensanz Summer Museum: Conversations at the Island; Matter/Light, 2009.

Modern House Day Symposium: Modernism Moves Forward; Under Light, 2009.

Asia Society: Mumbai, India; Under Light: the Psychology, Aesthetics and Sustainability of Luminous Space, 2009.

AEC World Expo, 361˚ Conference, Mumbai, India; Lighting & Urban Initiatives, 2009.

Fête des Lumières of Lyon; The Emotional City, 2008.

The Architectural League of New York; New York Designs 2008: Threshold, 2008.

The Feltman Lecture Series: Cooper Union; City Night: Altered States, 2008.

The Battery Bosque; Recapturing Nature’s Abundance, 2007.

The Architectural League of New York; Visual Processes and Architectural Environments, 2007.

Canadian Center for Architecture; Urban Fear: What’s Light Got to Do with It, 2006.

Museum of the City of New York; Urban Fear, 2006.

Columbia University; Waterfront: Edge or Surface?, 2006.

European Lighting Design Association; Revitalization of Industrial Sites and Lighting Design + Sustainability, 2004.

International Facilities Managers Association; Lighting and Conservation, 2003.

Parsons the New School for Design; Lighting the Landscape, 1999.

National Pedestrian Conference; Lighting for Aesthetics and Safety-Achieving a Walkable Community, 1998.

Institute of Traffic Engineers Conference; Transportation and Sustainable Communities, 1997.

New Jersey Transportation Conference; TransAction, 1997.

National Pedestrian Conference, 1997.