Design for life lecture at Milan Design Week
Design for life lecture at Milan Design Week
Tuesday 17 April at Milan Design Week architect Kengo Kuma, Superflux and Daan Roosegaarde will take you on a journey through sustainable design. Welcome at the exhibition and lecture Design in the Age of experience.
Enjoying Smog Free Poland
Enjoying Smog Free Poland
SCIENTIFIC STUDY VALIDATES SMOG FREE TOWER
SCIENTIFIC STUDY VALIDATES SMOG FREE TOWER
Scientific study of Professor Blocken and the Eindhoven University of Technology shows the PM10 reduction by the Smog Free Tower (in percentage and at 1.75 m height). The study undertaken in China confirms the reduction of pollution around the Smog Free Tower. Read press release here.
Al Jazeera: Breath of fresh air, how a Dutch artist turns smog into jewellery
Al Jazeera: Breath of fresh air, how a Dutch artist turns smog into jewellery
Lecture and& summit Leuven
Lecture and& summit Leuven
A well-selected worldwide collage of +100 thinkers, inventors, entrepreneurs & artists of all backgrounds will explore the impact of health, tech and creativity on future city life. Lecture by Daan Roosegaarde on May 4 at and& summit in Leuven, Belgium.
Studio tour
Studio tour
Art Basel Hong Kong
Art Basel Hong Kong
Key Lecture at Art Basel Hong Kong. Daan spoke at the Swire dialogue series on art and our environment. Read more here.
United Nations New York
United Nations New York
Waterlicht New York floods United Nations Headquarters
Waterlicht New York floods United Nations Headquarters
Waterlicht New York takes centre stage at the United Nations Headquarters during World Water Day as a call to action. Featured at Fast Company, Metropolis, Quartz & De Telegraaf. Read press release here.
Daan Roosegaarde gives key lecture in Toronto
Daan Roosegaarde gives key lecture in Toronto
The Bentway and OCAD University welcome Daan for an artist talk on March 21st 18.30 at OCAD Toronto.
Gates of Light
Gates of Light
Watch the Gates of Light movie on Gizmodo narrated by Daan Roosegaarde: "A gateway to the new world”.
"Let's Be Curious. Design Must Be Inspired by Nature"
"Let's Be Curious. Design Must Be Inspired by Nature"
Fresh from Fortune Magazine: "Lets be curious! Design must be inspired by nature.” Daan speaks along with design shapers like Paola Antonelli and Alice Rawsthorn in Singapore. Read the full Fortune Magazine interview.
Roosegaarde shares air-purifying Smog Free Drones
Roosegaarde shares air-purifying Smog Free Drones
Daan shares his new smog free dream in this Inhabitat interview: the Smog Free Drones which could create personal pockets of fresh air wherever you go.
World Design Capital Mexico lecture
World Design Capital Mexico lecture
Daan Roosegaarde will be speaking at the World Design Capital Conference in Mexico City on May 5th amongst design leaders Thom Mayne, Daniel Libeskind and OMA to discuss the challenges of the first urban century.
SMOG FREE RING AT NOMA
SMOG FREE RING AT NOMA
Our Smog Free Ring is now on show at the New Orleans Museum of Art alongside pieces by McQueen and Maison Margiela for the fashion exhibition 'Adorned Archetype'. Visit until the 28th of May 2018 in New Orleans. Read more here.
Opening Smog Free Project Poland
Opening Smog Free Project Poland
Smog Free Project Poland open to all at Krakow’s most popular park: Jordana Park. An adjacent pop up exhibition is staged at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow. Read Press Release.
Smog Free Poland open
Smog Free Poland open
National Geographic Magazine
National Geographic Magazine
National Geographic magazine features Daan Roosegaarde about our Starry Night bicycle path and the power of nature. Read the full article here.
Lecture at Madrid Design Festival
Lecture at Madrid Design Festival
Madrid is hosting the very first edition of the Madrid Design Festival, including a keynote lecture by Daan Roosegaarde on February 14.
Studio Roosegaarde opens its doors for Art Rotterdam Week
Studio Roosegaarde opens its doors for Art Rotterdam Week
Have you always wanted to peak into our Dream Factory? Our studio will be open to the public as part of Art Rotterdam Week on 9 February 17.00 - 21.00, 10 and 11 February 11.00 - 19.00.
Coming up: Smog Free Tower Poland
Coming up: Smog Free Tower Poland
Winner Lighting Designer of the Year Award
Winner Lighting Designer of the Year Award
Fortune interview with Daan Roosegaarde
Fortune interview with Daan Roosegaarde
The megacities we live in are killing us. Clay Chandler from Fortune Magazine interviews Daan Roosegaarde in Hong Kong about how design can help.
Smog Free Project Poland to Break Ground
Smog Free Project Poland to Break Ground
Get ready Poland, clean air is on its way. Smog Free Project is coming to Krakow in February. Stay tuned for program details and read our press release here.
Waterlicht floods London and Leeuwarden
Waterlicht floods London and Leeuwarden
Waterlicht transformed Granary Square London into an ethereal dream landscape at Lumiere with its 1.5 million visits in four days. Highlighted at the BBC, The Guardian and The Times. Missed it? On 1-3 February Waterlicht will be exhibited in Leeuwarden NL. Come and experience the power and poetry of water.
Icoon Afsluitdijk great success
Icoon Afsluitdijk great success
Thousands of visitors admired the exhibition of Glowing Nature and Windvogel as part of Icoon Afsluitdijk. Gates of Light is a permanent installation and remains open to all every night. Read more at FastCompany, Dezeen and Wallpaper*.
Keynote speaker at TIDE Conference
Keynote speaker at TIDE Conference
Daan is a keynote speaker at TIDE Conference 2018 in Amsterdam on the 5th of February, and will present “Landscapes of the Future”. Get registered here.
Waterlicht exhibition London
Waterlicht exhibition London
Grand announcement of our Waterlicht London exhibition in The Times. Experience Granary Square transformed into an ethereal dream landscape. 18-21 January 2018 at Lumiere.
Professor at Tongji University Shanghai
Professor at Tongji University Shanghai
Daan Roosegaarde is now visiting Professor for Environmental Design at Tongji University, here with his students in Shanghai, China.
Wallpaper* Design Awards Jury
Wallpaper* Design Awards Jury
Daan Roosegaarde is in the jury for Wallpaper* Design Awards 2018 and reflects on the nominees here. Photoshoot at Gates of Light, wearing Alexander McQueen, winner of the Best Men’s Fashion Collection Award.
"It feels as the gate of Saint Peter open"
"It feels as the gate of Saint Peter open"
Listen to Ingrid de Graaf (CEO Aegon) about her experience at Gates of Light on Radio 1 (in Dutch). Now open for public every night at the Afsluitdijk.
New space adventures in 2018
New space adventures in 2018
“Space debris is the smog of the universe” – Daan Roosegaarde. Stay tuned for new space adventures in the New Year.
Glowing Nature great success
Icoon Afsluitdijk has attracted thousands of visitors including Glowing Nature which is fully booked the coming days. Visit us next week or reserve your free ticket via 0620571124 between 19.00-22.00. Due to the many requests a delay in response can be possible. More information: postbus.icoon.afsluitdijk@rws.nl.
Lecture at Polytechnic University Hong Kong
Lecture at Polytechnic University Hong Kong
Thursday 11 January 16.00 Daan Roosegaarde will give a lecture at Polytechnic University in Hong Kong. Get your free ticket here.
Winner of DFA Grand and Gold award in Hong Kong
Winner of DFA Grand and Gold award in Hong Kong
Smog Free Project receives Grand Award for Sustainability and Gold Award in Design for Asia Awards in Hong Kong.
Now on Wallpaper*: Roosegaarde lights up Dutch industrial heritage
Now on Wallpaper*: Roosegaarde lights up Dutch industrial heritage
‘It is Dutch pride, and our heritage,’ says Daan Roosegaarde in Wallpaper*, the designer commissioned by the Dutch government to create the three-part design programme ‘Icoon Afsluitdijk’, to celebrate the monumental site and inspire the country towards an innovative future.
Lecture at ECHO DUBAI
Lecture at ECHO DUBAI
ECHO DUBAI is the region’s first multi-sensory festival to provide a platform for international minds to collaborate, including a lecture by Daan Roosegaarde. Welcome on Saturday 16 December 12.00, Dubai Design District.
CNN covers our Smart Highway
Roosegaarde’s Smart Highway featured by CNN as an example for innovative transport system - now live on CNN.
Interview in The Guardian
Read The Guardian's profile on Daan Roosegaarde titled "The green Van Gogh cleaning up the cityscape."
Podcast Icoon Afsluitdijk
Podcast Icoon Afsluitdijk
Listen to the unique Icoon Afsluitdijk podcast and let Daan Roosegaarde, Louise Fresco and Joos Ockels guide you through the rich context of the project. You can download the podcast here: icoonafsluitdijk.nl or on iTunes.
Windvogel live on Afsluitdijk
Windvogel live on Afsluitdijk
Speaker at Hong Kong Business of Design Week 2017
Speaker at Hong Kong Business of Design Week 2017
The annual design conference in Hong Kong has a focus on architecture with speakers including Jacques Herzog, Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto and designer Daan Roosegaarde. Welcome on 6 and 7 December, Hong Kong.
Roosegaarde introduces Icoon Afsluitdijk on DWDD and NOS
Roosegaarde introduces Icoon Afsluitdijk on DWDD and NOS
Daan Roosegaarde joins Matthijs van Nieuwkerk on the national Dutch talk show De Wereld Draait Door and is live on NOS news to introduce Icoon Afsluitdijk. Read the features about the designs also on Dezeen, Fast Company and Inhabitat.
Experience Glowing Nature
Experience Glowing Nature
Icoon Afsluitdijk launched as a model for Dutch innovation
Icoon Afsluitdijk launched as a model for Dutch innovation
Icoon Afsluitdijk is now open with three new design innovation projects Gates of Light, Windvogel, and Glowing Nature to enhance the beauty of the 32 kilometer Afsluitdijk. Read our Press Release or visit the website Icoon Afsluitdijk with live updates for your own visit.
Gates of Light now open
Gates of Light now open
Lecture at Wired Festival Rio de Janeiro
Lecture at Wired Festival Rio de Janeiro
On December 1 the WIRED Festival in Rio de Janeiro is launched with a series of innovation lectures including Daan Roosegaarde with his landscapes of the future.
VISIT ICOON AFSLUITDIJK FROM 17 NOVEMBER
VISIT ICOON AFSLUITDIJK FROM 17 NOVEMBER
Come visit our new Icoon Afsluitdijk which enhances the innovative character of the legendary 32 kilometer Dutch dike, commissioned by the Dutch Government. Drive through Gates of Light, the 60 permanent light reflective buildings, visit Windvogel with energy harvesting kites, and Glowing Nature of light emitting algae at the historical bunker. Open for public every day 18.00-23.00 from 17 November. Press Release.