Iris Molendijk graduated with a Master´s degree in Architectural Lighting Design of the School of Architecture and the Built Environment. Now she works as a research engineer at the Architectural Lighting Design Division. She is involved in research projects related to light and health, luminous color as well as light and Nordic after-dark environments.
Besides working as a research engineer, Iris works as a lighting designer with projects varying from outdoor environments to indoor exhibitions. She also educates interior students about lighting as a guest lecturer in the Netherlands, where she did her bachelors in Interior Architecture.
Current research projects:
- "Light4Health" (Supported by Erasmus+)
- "NorDark: Unconventional methods to inform sustainable design - Mediating the needs of people and nature in Nordic after-dark environments"
(Supported by NordForsk/ Formas)
- "Luminous Colour Toolbox" (Supported by NAVET)