10 Aug 2021
LI Webinar: Street lighting through history
A journey through time into the development of electric and gas lighting based on its historical application in Berlin. The world’s first permanent street lights were erected in Berlin in 1882. Due to the city’s geopolitical significance and proximity to Western centres of design and innovation Berlin has always been driven to create and it provides a fascinating and unique record of the development of lighting over time. Join us as we explore the city’s lightscape and take virtual tour of Selux’ historical lighting museum.
- Reflect on the development of Berlin’s electric and street lighting from the 19th century to the present day.
- Appreciate the role of modern lighting technologies in the reconstruction and refurbishment of historic lighting.
- Complete a virtual tour of the Selux light museum
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