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At work with Light and Space– Stories from within the processes of dreaming and making

The Edward C. Mathes Endowed Lecture Series in the School of Architecture and Design for the UL Lafayette College of the Arts

Claudia Kappl-Joy Lighting Designer, Interior Designer, Lecturer

Lecture: Friday, March 10, 2023, 12-1pm, rm 134

Based in Tucson, AZ in the United States Claudia Kappl-Joy is the co-founder of the award-winning Lighting, and Interior Design Consultancy Studio, CLL – Concept Lighting Lab, LLC, with Rick Joy. She holds a Master’s Degree in Architecture (TU in GRAZ, Austria) and Architectural Lighting Design (KTH in Stockholm, Sweden) and has more than 18 years of professional experience in both fields. Claudia is a regular faculty advisor at The University of Arizona College of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture (Arizona CAPLA), inspiring Students from both faculties - the Architecture and Engineering Schools to engage in Lighting. She is a Certified Lighting Designer (CLD), a Professional Member of the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), and an Associate Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) to name a few. Claudia is fascinated with the ephemeral quality of light and its essential role in creating moving atmospheric space.

Lecture: At work with Light and Space– Stories from within the processes of dreaming and making

Claudia Kappl – Joy, owner of CLL – Concept Lighting Lab, will discuss a recent resort project in Mexico and how the stories that are formed from within the processes of dreaming and making. She will discuss philosophy, process, and collaboration thru implementation; by focusing on aspects of culture, environment, concept, and communication, in architecture, interior, lighting, and fabrication.