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LUCIA Logo In Front Of The River Elbe

LUCIA light installation in Hamburg: pedestrian tunnel in a new light

The pedestrian underpass "Schröders Elbchaussee Tunnel" in the borough of Hamburg-Altona connects the "Elbschlossstraße" and the Elbe bank. Since 1984 it can be used by pedestrians and cyclists to reach the river Elbe, without crossing the street. For the LUCIA…

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LUCIA Pilot Site Area In Hamburg

Hamburg: kick-off for interactive participation tools and lighting workshop

The Borough of Altona (city of Hamburg) has launched an online participation tool. With the COVID-19 pandemic the LUCIA team was challenged to rethink the originally planned face-to-face activities and switch to digital alternatives. With a map based questionnaire citizens…

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Smart Phone And Laptop For Remote Meetings

Co-creating lighting solutions in times of the Coronavirus

We are currently all confronted with the COVID-19 pandemic. This has implications on LUCIA activities such as co-creational workshops or replication seminars that depend on physical meetings. LUCIA pilot cities Porvoo and Hamburg have developed creative digital approaches to involve…

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New Lighting Solutions For Cities

Baltic Sea region municipalities on the move towards smart public lighting

During February and March 2020, the LUCIA project carried out an online survey among lighting planners and managers in municipalities of the Baltic Sea region countries. The survey results reveal a great level of interest to deploy energy efficient and…

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New report on economic aspects of smart lighting systems in LUCIA pilot cities

LUCIA has published a new report on the economic and business potential aspects of energy-efficient urban lighting. It summarises the related activities implemented by FCG Design and Engineering Ltd. (FCG) on behalf of the LUCIA project partner Posintra Ltd. during…

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LUCIA - Lighting The Baltic Sea Region. Cities Accelerate The Deployment Of Sustainable And Smart Urban Lighting Solutions.

Take part in our survey on public lighting!

Representatives of municipalities are invited to take part in our online survey on public lighting. With the survey, the LUCIA partners aim at acquiring a comprehensive picture on the status quo of public lighting in municipalities of the Baltic Sea…

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General Lighting Plan For Tallinn Bastion Parks. VALOA

VALOA Design Ltd. winner of Tallinn’s international lighting design competition

The international design competition launched by Tallinn municipality has come to an end. 15 teams from six different countries participated in the first competition phase. Three of them were selected to submit full competition works for a thematic plan for…

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SPbPU And Lensvet Signing Cooperation Agreement

New development centre to test innovative lighting solutions in St. Petersburg

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU) and St.Petersburg State budgetary institution “Lensvet” have signed a cooperation agreement about the creation of the "Innovation Development Testing Centre SPbPU - Lensvet". Acting as a new structural subdivision of the university,…

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LUCIA Workshop Participant List

Summary report of LUCIA local economic expert workshops now available

LUCIA has published a report summarising a series of local expert workshops in five LUCIA pilot cities during October and November 2019. In the workshops, urban and infrastructure planners, local energy / electricity company representatives and other stakeholders explored the…

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Tallinn Bastion Parks Guerilla Lighting

Tallinn invites lighting designers to develop lighting solutions for Bastion Zone parks

The municipality of Tallinn has launched an open call for ideas directed to lighting designers and lighting engineers. The subject of the design competition is the thematic plan for the lighting of Tallinn's Bastion Zone parks. The thematic planning shall…

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