Event by Lighting Professionals for Architectural and Lighting Professionals

Speaker Profile


Elettra Bordonaro

Architect PhD, (1976, Italy)

Founder @Light FollowsBehaviour
Co-founder @Social Light Movement
Visiting Fellow at London School of Economics, Configuring Light/StagingtheSocial
Visiting Professor at Rhode Island School of Design

Elettra Bordonar will speak on the topic:
She is founder and creative director at Light Follows Behaviour, Lighting Design Studio with the aim to design with people and for people. Awarded a PhD in 2006 at the University of Architecture in Turin with the thesis: Technology and Innovation for Architecture and Industrial Design concentrated on Urban Lighing, Elettra has a background as an architect. She has focused her attention on light and worked as lighting designer consultant on masterplan, exterior and public realm lighting. She has been teaching at the University of Rome, Milan and Turin and she is currently visiting professor at Rhode Island School of Art and Design, Providence, USA.
She is also co-founder of the Social Light Movement (SLM) with aim to bring lighting to less affluent communities. She has been appointed with a visiting fellowship at the London School of Economics at the Sociology Department to join Configuring Light Research group and develop the project Social Lightscapes, a project on how to integrate social research in lighting design.
Lives and works in London, UK.