Research & Teaching

Gerd Pfarré is giving lectures on particular themes in the field of light, lighting and lighting design.

Lectures

Munich, Germany, 2015
Bavarian Chamber of Architects
in co-operation with TUM, Munich
Lecture „More Light“, exhibition opening

Athens, Greece, 2015
IALD Lighting Conversation
Anna Sbokou and Gerd Pfarré
at BIOS, Athens

Barcelona, Spain, 2015
Universitat Polytècnica de Catalunya
2-day student workshop and lecture "Perception"

Tokyo, Japan, 2015
IALD Enlighten Asia, Big Sight
Lecture "Working in Reflection"

Medellín, Colombia, 2014
EILD Encuentro Iberoaméricano de Lighting Design
Centro de Conveciones, Plaza Mayor, Medellin
Keynote speech: "La Luz está en el Aire"

Istanbul, Turkey, 2014
Yapi Endüstri Merkezi
(Building Information Center)
Lecture entitled "Yansimalar/ Reflections"

Munich, Germany, 2014
Industrie- und Handelskammer
Brief presentation about lighting quality
(as team member of the Master Light and Lighting, TUM)

Madrid, Spain, 2014
IED Istituto Europeo de Design, Madrid / IEDLuce 2014
Case Study "The Palace of International Forums, Tashkent"

Barcelona, Spain, 2014
Universitat Polytècnica de Catalunya / Auditorio del Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Barcelona
Lecture"Let's talk about reflection“
lighting design student portfolio review

Såo Paulo, Brazil, 2013
4th LED Forum
Lecture "SSL-Let's talk about Design"

Stuttgart, Germany, 2013
AID Architekt & Ingenieur im Dialog
eltefa 2013 Fair Stuttgart
Lecture "Good lighting design enhances architecture"

Munich, Germany, 2012
TUM Technical University, Master Light and Lighting (MLL)
The Light+Space Symposium
Lecture „Well, it’s all about reflection“

Munich, Germany, 2012
TUM EBB Prof. Musso
Lecture about basics in lighting design, discussion
Master-/Diploma projects „Pavillions along the Isar“

New Orleans, USA, 2011
IALD Enlighten Americas 2011 Conference
„A Celebration of Urban Light“
Lecture „Light and Revitalization: The Bremerhaven Harbor Project“

Landshut, Germany, 2011
Bayerischer Werkbundtag 2011
Lecture „Stadt.Licht.Fluss“ ("City.Light.River“)
conference theme: „Stadt und Fluss“

Stuttgart, Germany, 2011
University Stuttgart / Faculty 1
Architecture and Urban Planning, Prof. Schreiber
Lecture "Basics of Architectural Lighting Design"

Milan, Italy, 2011
Salone de Mobile
„See What Light Can Do“
Member of the podium discussion

Munich, Germany, 2011
TU Munich, Faculty Climadesign
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hausladen / master class
Presentation "Projects 2011"

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 2011
Architectural Lighting Saudi Arabia Conference
Case Study Architectural Lighting
Lecture „Palace of International Forums Uzbekistan“

Kopenhagen, Danmark, 2010
The BIG picture
Presentation for the staff of BIG (Bjarke Ingels Group)

Frankfurt, Germany, 2010
Pecha Kucha Night
presentation for the opening of the Luminale 2010
„The Palace of International Forums, Tashkent“

Munich, Germany, 2010
Lichttechnische Gesellschaft LiTG
Lecture "Licht im Innenraum" (Interior Light)

Cancún, Mexico, 2008
IALD Enlighten Americas 2008 Education Conference
Lecture „The Benefits of Good Visual Communication“
with Frank Koschembar, Frankfurt

Munich, Germany, 2008
TU Munich, Faculty Climadesign
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hausladen / master class
Presentation "Projects 2008"

Munich, Germany, 2008
University of Applied Sciences, Munich
Strascheg Center for Entrepreneurship
guided tour / presentation: Alter Hof / Manufactum

Stuttgart, Germany, 2011
University Stuttgart / Faculty 1
Architecture and Urban Planning, Prof. Schreiber
Lecture: "current projects"

Montreal, Canada, 2007
IALD Enlighten Americas 2007 Education Conference
„You’ve got great Photos, now what?“
(with Andrea Hartranft and Dawn Hollingsworth)

Munich, Germany, 2006
"Design Talk" Handwerkskammer (Chamber of Crafts)
Lecture "current projects“

Dubai, UAE, 2006
Lighting Conference at Light Middle East Fair
Lecture "Lighting Design: teamwork with Architects and
Landscape Architects“

Freising, Germany, 2005
Architekur Aktuell
Lecture "Lighting Design: teamwork with Architects and Landscape Architects“

Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2005
BIEL Light + Building trade fair
Lecture "Good Lighting Design for Sales and Presentation“

Munich, Germany, 2005
"Light up" lighting symposium for architects
Bayerische Architektenkammer (Bavarian Chamber of Architects)
Lecture "Good Lighting Design for Sales and Presentation“

Hannover, Germany, 2004
contractworld. congress / Visions for Offices, Hotels & Shops
Workshop: „Retail Lighting- Return of the Shadow“

Munich, Germany, 2003
„LichtStadtDunkel“
Member of the podium discussion of the Deutscher Werkbund
"Public Lighting"; "Lichtsicht 1, a guided tour in Munich

Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2003
BIEL Light+Building trade fair
two lectures:„The Value and Process of Working with
an Independent Lighting Designer“ and „Recent Lighting Design
Developments in Europe“

Abu Dhabi, UAE, 2003
Construct Light + Building Exhibition,
Organisation of the first IALD Lighting Conference in the UAE
Lecture: „The Value and Process of Working with an Independent
Lighting Designer“

Munich, Germany, 2002
„LichtStadtDunkel“
Member of the podium discussion of the Deutscher Werkbund
Lecture„Nightscapes“/ presentation of the IALD

Milan, Italy, 2001
Euroluce Fair
Lecture "Lighting that sells“
(„The Seven Rules of Good Shop Lighting Design)