The organisers of the LuxLive 2018 exhibition in London have unveiled plans for an ambitious ‘town square’ to host a special event on the urban environment, the Safer Cities conference.
Leading experts from the police, local authorities, the lighting industry and academia are set to gather to explore the role that lighting in play in cutting crime and the fear of crime in urban environments.
The illegal ‘guerrilla lighting’ on Henley Bridge in Oxfordshire has had a temporary reprieve as the local authority appeared to back down on its demands that it be removed.
A local authority in the capital has taken a creative approach to the dark and threatening rail underpasses on its patch - by giving them a lighting makeover with dramatic red light.
Some 6,000 new street lights in Tenerife in the Canary Islands are to be fitted with special optical plates that filter out blue light and direct the light to the ground to avoid disturbing nearby astronomical observatories.
Seattle has become one of the first major cities to announce a switch to warmer colour temperatures for its street lights
An internet-connected street lighting installation in the Swiss city of St. Gallen is dramatically cutting energy by using sensors to detect when no traffic is present.
A major factor in the rapid decline in flying insects over the past couple of decades is light pollution, say scientists.
What’s being billed as the world’s first bat-friendly lighting installation in a town has been unveiled in the Netherlands.