The Lighting Laboratory was founded in the year 2000 with the idea of being an open venue for education, discussion, experiment and research on light and lighting.
The international profile of the Laboratory creates a platform for in-depth discussion and understanding of culturally-based views and values, both towards practice and research on lighting design.
Including fundamental issues as energy, sustainability, lighting affects on humans, design development and new technologies, searching for the understanding of the significance of light and lighting in our daily lives. It comprises light, both natural and artificial, within such worlds as those of architecture and design, technology and health.
The Lighting Laboratory is in the academic frontline; open to new thoughts, ideas and collaborations while working in an international network, crossing borders and embracing numerous scientific spheres.
The Lighting Laboratory is situated at KTH STH, Haninge, 20 minutes by commuter train from Stockholm’s Central Station.