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Education

2013 -> phd student at tampere university of technology

2012 Landscape Architect (university of tennessee)

1985 Marketing examination (mkt) from Marketing Institute (Helsinki, Finland)

1985 “Octacon” Leadership course (Gaillon, France)

1982 LiDeC Lighting Education (Philips, Holland)

1987 Technician Engineer
Helsinki Polytechnic Institute Stadia, Finland, 1978
(College level education) Electricity

Music Conservatoire, Violin, Riihimäki, Finland, 1965-1969

Registration

EurEta Registered Engineer, Europe, 2003 (Based on the directive of Brussels: Directive on the Recognition of Professional Qualification).

Ministry of Trade and Industry in Finland, Accredited Electricity Professional, 1980


Teaching Experience

The Baker Distinguished Visiting Professor, "Light & Space Academy, The Finnish Travelling University": University of Oregon, Architect- and Interior Architect Departments, Oregon, USA, 2007, 1 Term teaching.

Consultant in a PhD Programme, The Middlesex University, London, UK, 2007.

Teacher, “Light & Space Academy, The Finnish Travelling University”: Cornell University, Department of Architecture, Ithaca, NY, 2005.

Teacher, “Light & Space Academy, The Finnish Travelling University”: Warsaw, 2005

Teacher, "Light & Space Academy, The Finnish Traveling university": CAA University, Hangzhou, China., 2006.

Teacher, The Bartlett, University College London, UK 2005---cont. Built Environment, Architect Department, Light & Lighting Course, Lighting Design Modules.

Adjunct Professor, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Lighting Research Center, Troy, NY, 2002-2003. Teaching Lighting Design & Application Coureses and critics in architect studios.

Visiting Scholar, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Lighting Research Center, Troy, NY, 2002-2003. Team member on research: LED’s in architectural lighting solutions, Energy savings in New York City Skyscrapers, Sun simulator for car industry.

Visiting Examiner, The bartlett, University College London, UK, 2000-2004: Built Environment, Architect Department, Light & Lighting Course, all modules

Part-time Teacher, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland, Architect Department, 2004---cont. Teaching Architectural Lighting Design.

Part-time Teacher, University of Oulu, Finland, Architect Department, 2004---cont. Teaching Architectural Lighting Design.

Part-time Teacher, University of Art and Design, Master Courses, Finland, 2001---cont. Teaching Architectural Lighting Design.

Teacher, The Theatre Academy, Dept. of Light & Sound, Tampere, Finland, 1996- 2002. Teaching Architectural Lighting design.



Professional Experience

President, Julle Oksanen Lighting Design Ltd, Finland, 2001---cont.

Instructor and co- founder of "Light & Space Academy, The Finnish Traveling University": 2005 at: Cornell University (NY, USA) and Warsaw (Poland). 2006 at: CAA University (China)and Zhejiang University (China).- cont.

Lighting Designer, Julle Oksanen Lighting Design Ltd, Finland, 2001-cont.

§ Responsible for the management of different kinds of Design Groups.

§ Responsible for Architectural Lighting Design.

Architectural Lighting Designer, Teakon, Theatre Academy, Finland, 1996 – 2001.

§ Responsible for Architectural Lighting Design for Internationally Important projects.

Senior Researcher, Theatre Academy, Dept. of R&D, Finland, 1999 – 2001.

§ Project and research for Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovations, TEKES. Responsible for Architectural Lighting Research- project: “3 Stories”. Result of the research project is a book “3 Stories. ISBN 952 – 9765 – 26 – 6, ISSN 0783 - 3385.

Product manager, Sales manager & Section manager for international lighting companies like: Philips, Asea Scandia, Hedengren, e.t.c. Finland, 1981-1996.

§ Responsible for product groups like: Philips, Erco, Bega, Boom, Zumtobel, Järnkonst, e.t.c. Responsible for: Product groups, customers, Sales, lighting calculation services, educational lighting projects, e.t.c.



Research Experience

Senior Researcher, Theatre Academy, Dept. of R&D, Finland, 1999 – 2001.

§ Project and research for Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovations, TEKES. Responsible for Architectural Lighting Research- project: “3 Stories”. Result of the research project is a book “3 Stories. ISBN 952 – 9765 – 26 – 6, ISSN 0783 - 3385.

Senior Researcher, Theatre Academy, Dept. of R&D, Finland, 1999.

§ Project and research for Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovations, TEKES. Responsible for Architectural Lighting Research- project: “New Lamp Technology in Architectural Lighting Projects”.

Member, Commission Internationale De L’Eclairage, CIE, Div. 3, TC 3.22, “Museum Lighting and protection Against Radiation Damages”, 1993 – 2004.

§ International research- project for museum lighting.

Project leader, European Lighting Designer’s Association, ELDA, 1996 – 1997.

§ Responsible for Back Bone 2000+, International lighting education programm for Universities.

Developer and teacher, EU’s Education- project, 1997 – 1998.

§ “The Simulation of Presentation and Information Technics Divided into Design- and learning Environments”

Researcher, Lot of different lighting research projects without ”official funding” between late 80’s and 2000 (See Publications).



Publications

Books and Pamphlets:

Oksanen, J., and M. Norvasuo. 2002. Lighting Design for Art, Museums and Architecture. Helsinki, Finland: leaflet published by the Theatre Academy and National Research Center of Finland.

Honkonen, V., and J. Oksanen. 2001. Kolme Tarinaa (3 Stories). ISBN 952-9765-26-6. Jyväskylä, Finland: Theatre Academy, National Research Center of Finland.

Hedengren Lighting Department. 1991. Swimming Hall Lighting Design. Helsinki, Finland: booklet published by the Hedengren Lighting Department.

Hedengren lighting Department.1990. Museum and Art Gallery Lighting Design. Helsinki, Finland: booklet published by the Hedengren Lighting Department.

Oksanen, J. 1984. HID lamp pricing policy in Finland. Helsinki, Finland: thesis, Helsinki Institute of Marketing.


Papers/Articles

Oksanen,J, 2007. "Mobile Lighting University", Architectural Society, 5/2006, Finland.

Oksanen,J, 2007. Lighting Designer's Toolbar 2006 Part II, Introluce, Italy, Global.

Oksanen J. 04/2006. Lighting Designer’s Toolbar 2006 Part I. Introluce, Italy, Global.

Honkonen, V., and J. Oksanen. 2002. Lighting design of Telenor. Ljusjultur.

Oksanen, J. 2002. Lighting design! Luce.

Honkonen, V., and J. Oksanen. 2001. Lighting design of Telenor, Oslo, Norway. VALO 2001(1).

Honkonen, V., and J. Oksanen. 2001. Poetry in Lighting Design. Presented at International Lightfair, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Oksanen, J., and M. Norvasuo. 2000. Museum lighting, galleries of Eesti Kunstimuuseum. VALO 2000(2).

Oksanen, J. 2000. Is master plan lighting design in new medias too risky? Professional Lighting Planning, Germany.

Oksanen, J. 1999. Glass calculations. VALO 1999(1).

Oksanen, J. 1998. Lighting design of environment of Museum of Contemporary Art in Helsinki. Sähköala 1998(5).

Oksanen, J. 1998. Tools for lighting design. VALO 1998(2).

Oksanen, J., and V. Honkonen. 1998. Master plan lighting planning. VALO 1998(1).

Oksanen, J. 1997. Environment lighting design of Museum of Contemporary Art in Helsinki (KIASMA). VALO 1997(1).

Oksanen, J. 1996. Gluhend-eisige Architectur. Presented at International Lightfair, Frankfurt: Leonardo Architectur mit Neuen Medien.

Oksanen, J. 1996. Shopwindow lighting argumentation. Nykytekstiili.

Oksanen, J. 1996. Lighting design processes. VALO 1996(2).

Oksanen, J. 1996. Modern argumentation in office lighting design. VALO 1996(1).

Oksanen, J. 1995. Area lighting for Joensuu Marjala area. Projektiuutiset 1995(4).

Oksanen, J. 1995. Lighting design for swimming halls. Projektiuutiset 1995(3).

Oksanen, J. 1995. Forgotten architectural and light technical arguments in environment lighting design. VALO 1995(2).

Oksanen, J. 1995. Daylight research for Museum of Contemporary Art in Helsinki with MockUp 1:2. VALO 1995(1).

Oksanen, J. 1995. Scale models and simulators as helping tools of lighting design. VALO 1995(1).

Oksanen, J. 1994. Glare calculations for Espoo sport hall. VALO 1994(2).

Oksanen, J. 1994. Gateway luminaire of Helsinki Vantaa airport. VALO 1994(2).

Oksanen, J. 1994. Lighting computation. VALO 1994(1).

Oksanen, J. 1989. Hole in dark: Golf and lighting. Sähköurakoitsija 1989(9).


Consulting and professional specialities

Finnish Cultural Foundation, Grant of writing a book "Light & Space". Team of authors: Prof. Hannu Tikka, Prof. Virginia Cartwright, Prof. Julle Oksanen

Custom Made- luminaire designs: Helsinki Kaivopuisto, Turku Aurariver, Fiskars Old Mill area, Eliel´s Plaza Helsinki, Telenor headquarter Oslo Norway, Raisio City Centrum, Hakamäki Road, Stockmann Shopping mall, Vuosaari harbour Area, late 90’s – 2005..

Luminaire Designs for iGuzzini , Outdoor lighting luminaire range, Italy, 2005 ------cont.

Scholarship of “Greta & William Lehtinen’s Foundation” to develope process of national and international lighting design education at University level. Scholarship for teaching material and “Light & Space Academy, The Finnish Travelling University”, 2004.

LED research, Lighting research center, Team member, Troy, New York, USA, 2003.

Lighting research, Stairways in New York City, Team member, LRC, Troy, New York, 2003

Honorary member of the year, Raisio, Finland, 2003.

Luminaires ”Curve” and ”Plate” with architect Vesa Honkonen, 1994-->2000 manufacturer Louis Poulsen, DK.

Sun simulator for car manufacturer, Lighting Research Center, Team member, Troy, New York, USA, 2002.

Luminaire "Notor" with Vesa Honkonen, Manufacturer Fagerhults Belysning Ab, Habo, Sweden, 2001.

Senior Reseacher Tekes- research project ”Seven Stories”., Finland, 2001

Luminaire design and new lamp technology. 1999 - 2000. The book: "3 Stories" Published in 2001.

Research of Lighting Art, Museums and Daylight, together with Markku Norvasuo, 2000-2002.

Examiner with Philip Gabriel for Graduation work of Master of Art Sanna Forsman, Theatre Academy, 2000.

Examining the examinations course- and final works of students, University College London, MSc Light & Lighting Courses, 2000-2004.

Gateway- luminaire research and lighting calculations in Helsinki-Vantaa Airport, Architect Pekka Salminen Architects Ltd, 1994 - 1997, Finland.

Daylight research, calculations and measurements, Kiasma Mock´Up 1 : 2, Architect Steven Holl Architects, 1995, Finland.

Editor-in-chief , VALO- magazine, Finland, 1994 – 2002.

Advisor, Sunsimulator for Neste Technology Development Centre, Hedengraen Lighting, 1993, Finland.

Project leader in Asea Skandia for development of Galaxy- street lighting luminaire Designed by Sirpa Laitinen and Liisa Ilveskorpi, Liikennetekniikka, 1988, Manufacturer Järnkonst, Sweden.

Asea Skandia Optimi- fluorecsent lamp with Oy Airam Ab, 1987, Finland.

Member, Commission Internationale De L´Eclairage, CIE, Div.3, TC 3.22, ”Museum Lighting and Protection Against Radiation Damages”, 1993 ----2004.

Association Member, International Association of Lighting Designers, IALD.

Member, European Lighting Designers´Association, E.L.D.A.

Chairman, E.L.D.A., Education Program 2000+, 1996 ------ 1997.

Cabinet Member, Board of Illuminating Engineering Society of Finland, IES of Finland, 1994 - 1999.



Public Lectures

"Poetry in Lighting Design Concepts", Lightfair Conference 2008, Las vegas, USA

"Light & Space", University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA, 2008.

"Light & Space", University of Cincinnati, USA, 2008.

"Light & Space", Ball State University, Muncie, USA, 2008.

"Lighting design Toolbar 2008", Jyväskylä, Finland, 2008

"Lighting Design", European architects, Iguzzini, Recanati, 2007.

"Lighting Designer's Toolbar", Lighting Seminar, Lyskultur, Oslo, Norway, 2007.

"Lighting Design", Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, Denver, USA, 2007.

"Lighting Design", IES, Portland, USA, 2007.

"Lighting Design", Zhejiand University, Hangzhou, China, 2006.

"Lighting Designer's Toolbar", general lecture, CAA University, Hangzhou, China, 2006.

"Extraterrestrial lighting", Lightfair Conference 2006, together with Matthew Tanteri, Las Vegas, USA, 2006.

"Looking at Lighting", Lightfair Conference 2005, together with Phil Gabriel, NYC, USA, 2005.

“Luminaire Design”, Light Symposium, Recanati, Italy, 2005.

“20 lectures together with Hannu Tikka”, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA, 2005.

“Lighting Designer’s Toolbar 2005”, 45 Architects in Recanati, Italy, 2005.

”Lighting Design”, University Institute of EYP Architects, Albany, NY, USA, 2003.

”LED’s in lighting design projects and –processes”, RPI, LRC, Troy, New York, USA, 2003.

”Lighting Design for Telenor building”, Seminar for architects in Oslo, 2002

”Lighting Design”, lecture for designers in University of Fine Arts in Helsinki, 2002

”Poetry in Lighting Design” with Vesa Honkonen, Las Vegas, USA, 2001

”Glass and Light” with Vesa Honkonen, Milano, Italy, 2001

”Lighting Designer´s Toolbar”, Spectrum, Stockholm, Sweden, 2001

Lighting Cases: Telenor, Oslo, Amphitheatre, Ankara, Operahouse, Ankara",Valo 2001 Lightfair, Helsinki Finland, 2001

”Glass and Light, new problems and new challenges” with Vesa Honkonen, Helsinki, 2000

”Lighting Toolbar”, UCL, London, 2000

”Photometrics, calculations and custom made fixtures”, Architectural World Summit, Quebec, Canada, 1999

”Lighting Design of today”, Lamp-99, Tallinn, Estonia, 1999

”Lighting design processes and toolbar”, City People Light- seminar, organized by Philips Nordic, Arken, Denmark, 1998

”Lighting design processes”, Intel- 97, Milano, Italy, 1997

”Museum lighting design, process” / Intel- 97, Milano, Italy, 1997

”Museum lighting design processes”, ”Environment lighting design of Kiasma, Helsinki”, ”Hki-Vantaa airport, 2200 kg Light Cubes”, Corso Generale Di Progettazione Illuminotecnica, iGuzzini , Italy, 1997

Light Emotions - 96, Hannover, Germany, 1996

Nordic Lighting Congress, Stockholm, Sweden, 1996

Lighting designers´of the world, Edinburgh, Scotland, 1996

LiDeC, Holland, 1983



Honors and Awards

A First Prize, Invitation Lighting Design Contest, Vuosaari Harbour in Helsinki, with Artto Palo Rossi Tikka Architects, Helsinki Finland, 2005.

Honorable Mention, Invitation Contest, Architectural Design of Lastenlehto Park, Helsinki, Finland 2005. main Architect Gretel Hemgard.

A First prize, Norsk Lyspris 2003, Project: Telenor Building in Fornebu, with Vesa Honkonen, Oslo, Norway, 2003.

A First prize, Lighting designer, Tapiola Cultural Route Architectural Contest, Landscape- architect office Hemgård, with Vesa Honkonen, 2002.

A second prize, Lighting Designer for architect Özkur Ecevit, Architectural competition " Cultural Center to Izmir", 2001.

A First prize, Invitation Contest, Jyväskylä Christmas lighting, with Vesa Honkonen, 2000.

Finalist, Invitation Contest, Lighting Design of Arras city centrum D´Arras with Vesa Honkonen, DÁrras France, 2000.

Honourable Mention, Lighting Design Contest ”Project of 1999”, with architect Vesa Honkonen.

Honourable Mention, Lighting Design Contest ”Project of 1997”, with Pekka Salminen Architects.

A First price, Invitation Lighting Design Contest: ”Lighting Innovation Design for Helsinki Railwaystation Area”, with Vesa Honkonen, 1997.

A First prize, Lighting designer with architect Vesa Honkonen to architect Hannu Tikka in Architecture Contest ”Töölönlahdenranta”, 1997.

A First prize, Lighting Designer, Invitation Architecture Contest: ”Konzerthalle Marienkirche, Neubrandenburg, Germany” with Pekka Salminen Architects Ltd, 1996.

Adviser, Jyväskylä Town Administration in lighting argumentation for Invitation Architecture Contest: ”Music- and Art Center in Jyväskylä”, 1996.

A Honourable Mention, Lighting Designer, Architecture Contest, Ylöjärvi Exhibition Area, with architect Hannu Tikka, Finland, 1995.

A Finalist, Lighting Design Contest of Helsinki Central Area with archirect Vesa Honkonen, Steven Holl Architects, New York New York, Finland, 1995.

A First Prize, Lighting Design Contest ”Project of 1995” , with engineer Kalevi Hämäläinen, Stacon Oy, Finland.(Hedengren Lighting).

A Second Prize, International ELC Lighting Contest, European Lighting Companies Federation, 1994. (Hedengren Lighting team).

A First Prize, Lighting Contest ”Joensuu Marjala- area”, the town of Joensuu, Finland, 1993. (Hedengren Lighting team).

A Third Prize, International ELC Lighting Contest, European Lighting Council, 1992. (Hedengren Lighting team).

A First Prize, International Thirteenth Lighting Contest, Philips, 1986.(Philips lighting team).



Lighting Design Projects

Lighting Design, Maarianhamina West Harbour, with Oliver Walter, 2008...cont.

Lighting Design, Opera and Cultural House, with Oliver Walter and ALA Architects, Kristiansand, Norway, 2007....cont.

Lighting Design, Raisio Lumparla area, with Oliver Walter, 2007.

Lighting Design Concept in Shanghai, with Oliver Walter and Zhongtai Holding Group, Shanghai, China, 2007....cont.

Lighting Design, Z58 park in Shanghai, with Paivi Jaaskelainen and Zhongtai Holding Group, Shanghai, China, 2007

Lighting Design Master Plan, Stone- City Viikki, with Oliver Walter, Helsinki, 2007.

Lighting Design Mastter Plan, Helsinki City Centrum, with Oliver Walter , 2007

Lighting Design, Kokkola City Centrum, with Oliver Walter & Paivi Jaaskelainen, 2007

Lighting Design of Hakamäki Road, Ramboll Finland Ltd, with Oliver Walter, 2005.

Lighting Design, Pirkkala park, with Oliver Walter, 2005.

Lighting Design, Stockmann main shopping mall, with Oliver Walter, 2004.....cont.

Lighting Design, Pajari Bridge, with Oliver Walter, 2005.

Lighting Design, Tapiola bus terminal, with Oliver Walter, 2005.

Lightibng Design, Helsinki Harbour, with ArttoPaloRossiTikka Architects, 2005.

Lighting Design, Crusell Bridge, Helsinki, Finland, Architect Jussi Tervaoja, 2004.

Lighting design, Helsinki- Vantaa Airport Area, Byman & Ruokonen Lanscape Architects, with Tuuli Somma, 2004

Lighting Design, J.F.Kennedy Towers Building, Architecture + Joe Lomonaco, Brian Barker, Troy, New York, USA, 2003.

Lighting Design, Raisio City Centrum with Vesa Honkonen, 2000-2002.

Lighting Design, Oulu Town, ”Arctic Lights” with Vesa Honkonen, 2001-2002.

Lighting Design, East Finland areas, ”Savon Ruukit” with Vesa Honkonen, 2001.

Lighting Design, Market - Halls of Helsinki (Hakaniemi and Kauppatori market - halls) with architect Professor Juhani Pallasmaa, 2000 - 2001.

Interior Lighting Design, Eliel Saarinen´s Helsinki Railwaystation with Vesa Honkonen, 2001.

Lighting Design, National Museum of Estonia, Circulos, Architect Pekka Vapaavuori, Tallinn, Estonia, 2002.

Lighting design, Ankara Congress and Cultural Center, Opera House, Architect Özkur Ecevit, Ankara Turkey, 1999 - 2001.

Lighting design, Amphi- Theatre, Architect Erkut Sahimbas, Ankara, Turkey 1999 - 2001.

Lighting design, Bilkent Concert Hall, Architect Erkut Sahimbas, Ankara, Turkey 1999.

Lighting design, Sculptor, Main Exhibition Room for sculptor´s association, Designer and architect Ilkka Suppanen, Helsinki, 2000.

Contemporary lighting design, Celebration of European Capital City of 2000, main buildings of Helsinki University and National Administration Building with architect Vesa Honkonen, 2000----> cont. every winter.

Lighting research project and Master Plan, Otaniemi- area with architect Vesa Honkonen, 1999-2000.

Lighting design, Telenor headquarter building (Atriums, Boulevards, Teletorget, customercentre, educationcentre, controll room, meeting rooms) with Vesa Honkonen, Lysaker / Oslo, Norway, 2000.

Preliminary Lighting design and research, Eesti Kunstimuuseum, Architect pekka Vapaavuori, Tallinn, Estonia, 2000.

Lighting designer, Concert Hall Marienkirche, Cathedral in Neuenbrandenburgh, Architect Pekka Salminen, Germany, 1997-2000.

Lighting designer with Vesa Honkonen, Aura river - project in Turku Town. 5 km river banks, 4 bridges, roads, pedestrian paths, parks, facades and new Turku- luminaire range (Total volume approximated between 5 million FIM), Finland, 1997------> cont.

Lighting design, Environment of Helsinki Central Railwaystation, Eliel square, with professor Juhani Pallasmaa, lighting designer Philip Gabriel Canada and architect Vesa Honkonen, 1997 -2001.

Lighting design, Omega, work of art, designed by Sculptor Antero Toikka, Turku, Finland 1998.

Lighting design, around Helsinki area, with architect Vesa Honkonen (Ehrenström Road, Sirpalesalmi- area, Kustaanmiekka, Suomenlinna / Sveaborg Island Fortress Exterior Lighting, e.t.c.) 1998 - 2000.

Environment lighting design, Fiskars area, with Vesa Honkonen, 1996 - 1999,Finland.

Environment lighting design, Museum of Contemporary Art in Helsinki, Architect Professor Juhani Pallasmaa, Finland, 1996 - 1997.

Lighting consultation, KIASMA, Museum of CXontemporary Art in Helsinki, site manager for L´Observatoire, New York, 1996-1998.

Lighting consultation, Helsinki- Vantaa airport, Middle Terminal, Phase 2. Total area volume 21800m2, Architect Pekka Salminen, 1996.

Lighting design and calculations, Congress Hall Complex area in Sirte, with Liikennetekniikka Ltd, Hedengren lighting, 1994, Libya.

Lighting consultation, Eastern center boulevard, Architect Juhani Pallasmaa, Hedengren lighting, 1991, Finland.

Indirect lighting design, Taavetti sport hall, Hedengren lighting, 1994, Finland.

Road lighting calculations, Philips, Asea Skandia and Hedengren Lighting, customers in all over the Finland between period 1980-1996.

Lighting consultation, New EU-terminal of Helsinki-Vantaa airpot, Architect Pekka Salminen, Teakon, 1996, Finland.

Lighting Designer in Light and sound invitation work of art for Helsinki Festival Weeks. Work designer architect Hannu Tikka, 1995.

IR- and UV-dryer design and calculations, Philips Lighting, for paint factory Butanol, Canada and Germany, 1985.

Lighting consulting and calculations, Pushkin Museum, private collection, Hedengren lighting, 1992, Moscow, Russia.

Harbour crane lighting design and calculations, Philips Lighting, with personnel of Kone Cranes, Finland, 1984, Chigago, USA.



Recommendations and Referees

ALA- Architects, Partners Antti Nousjoki, Juho Gronholm, Janne Terasvirta, Samuli Woolston, Helsinki, Finland.

Professor Virginia Cartwright, University of Oregon, Architect Department, Eugen, Oregon, USA.

Dean of Architecture Alan Balfour, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, USA

Adjunct Professor, President, Lighting Designer Howard Brandston, New York, USA

Visiting Professor Nicholas Bly Rajkovich, Cornell Univ. Arch. Dept. , Ithaca, New York..

Professor Eliyahu Neéman, Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning Technion, Israel Institute Technology, Haiffa Israel.

Professor, President of Gabriel/Design, Lighting Designer Philip Gabriel, Ottawa, Canada.

Professor Juhani Pallasmaa, Helsinki University of Technology, Dept. of Architecture, Principal of Juhani Pallasmaa Arhitects, Finland.

Professor Jyrki Tasa, University of Oulu, Dept. of Architecture, Finland.

Professor Harald Hofmann, ERCO Leuchten Gmbh, Ludenscheid, Germany.

Chairman of Architect Association of Turkey, Architect Erkut Sahimbas, Ankara, Turkey.

Architect Özgur Ecevit, Ankara, Turkey.

Scientist, MSc Arch. MSc Eng. Markku Norvasuo, Technical Research Center of Finland.

Sculptor Antero Toikka, Helsinki, Finland.

Architect Sirpa Salmi, Raisio Town.

More recommendations are available if needed………………………….