Arup and Leni Schwendinger Light Projects LTD are pleased to announce that Leni has joined Arup as an associate principal to lead the firm's urban lighting design network.
“Arup is thrilled that Leni has joined the firm to lead its global urban lighting efforts,” said Brian Stacy, principal and Arup Americas lighting leader. “Through her vast network and years of experience, she will broaden Arup’s capabilities to include landscape, infrastructure, and atmospheres for both day and nighttime environments, worldwide.”
Arup’s lighting design team has created expressive and sustainable concepts in light worldwide and include the Yas Hotel in Abu Dhabi, the Sacramento Airport in California, and the Clyfford Still Museum in Denver, Colorado.
“Innovation and creativity for bringing light to public spaces all over the world energizes architecture, landscape and urban infrastructure with the ultimate goal of connecting people to each other and their surroundings,” said Schwendinger. “I am excited to be on the Arup team and to expand my experience and influence to light city and urban environments everywhere.”
Leni is a lighting designer with expertise illuminating architectural and public spaces around the world. Balancing artistic talent and firm project management, Leni aims to expand the use and application of light to incorporate economic vitality, social interaction, and public health and safety into the fabric of city and urban environments, with a specific focus on nightscapes.