Category Archives for lighting and culture

The week that was 22-26th May 2017

Netherlands, weekend 27-28th May 2017 My time in France has come to an end and after visiting my parents this weekend in Holland I will be re-energised and back on deck in Asia next week… I had been mulling the … Continue reading

27. May 2017 by Martin Klaasen
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The week that was 15-19th May 2017

France, weekend 20-21th May 2017 Yes I am still in France…it’s a big change of pace, but I feel it is a very necessary one to incorporate in my life at tmes…I have been running around the world like a … Continue reading

20. May 2017 by Martin Klaasen
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The week that was 8-12th May 2017

France, weekend 13-14th May 2017 Still enjoying the relaxing countryside of my retreat in the South of France, I have also been playing a bit client and project manager. While keeping a remote eye on office and project proceedings I … Continue reading

13. May 2017 by Martin Klaasen
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The week that was 1-5th May 2017

France, weekend 6 – 7th May 2017 As I prepare this week’s blog entry from my retreat in the South, France is going to the polls to elect their new president, a choice between Marine Le Pen (a nationalist) and … Continue reading

07. May 2017 by Martin Klaasen
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The week that was 13-17th March 2017

Perth, Australia, weekend 18-19 March Working from my Perth office this week, it provides me really with different perspectives. Each country has its own culture and way of working. I guess being able to move and work in different countries … Continue reading

17. March 2017 by Martin Klaasen
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The week that was 20-24th February 2017

Singapore, Week 20-24 February 2017 This week’s blogger is the third member of my “Charlie’s Angels” team, Amanda Yap. She has been with me for many, many years and is part of my trusted senior lighting designers at KLD. As … Continue reading

25. February 2017 by Martin Klaasen
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The week that was 19-23 December 2016

Singapore- Shenzhen- Guilin- Yangshuo- Bangkok- Singapore – Sydney, Xmas Weekend 24 – 25 December 2016 And so we have arrived at the end of the last working week of the year (at least for our office). We closed at noon … Continue reading

23. December 2016 by Martin Klaasen
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the week that was 14-18th November 2016

Singapore, Weekend 19 – 20 November 2016 A surprisingly quiet week. Little action, just a few meetings, some skirmishes between project consultants, but nothing of great excitement, which allowed me to spent time on other lighting issues and personal projects … Continue reading

18. November 2016 by Martin Klaasen
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The (crazy) week that was… 7-11 November 2016

Singapore, Weekend 12 – 13 November 2016 What a week it has been… Welcome to Trumpland… I think very few of us will have predicted what just happened in the US. It is fair to say that first with Brexit … Continue reading

12. November 2016 by Martin Klaasen
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The week that was 31 October – 4th November 2016

Perth, Weekend 5 – 6 November 2016 I arrived in Perth over the weekend in hot anticipation of my meeting with the Dutch King and Queen who started their state visit to Australia in Perth. Having received an invitation as … Continue reading

05. November 2016 by Martin Klaasen
Categories: city beautification, Light & Learn, light and art, Light and inspiration, light watch, lighting and culture, lighting and sustainability, lighting design, lighting of the future | Leave a comment

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