Circling a Star: A Daylight Talk by Níall McLaughlin

Founder of the London based studio, Níall McLaughlin Architects, and Professor of Architectural Practice at The Bartlett School of Architecture, Níall McLaughlin will present his lecture titled ‘Circling a Star’ as the first in the 2022 edition of Daylight Talks.

The work of Níall McLaughlin Architects takes a particular focus on the inventive use of building materials, the qualities of light and the relationship between the building and its surroundings.

Níall McLaughlin was most recently honored with the 2021 Outstanding Contribution to Architecture Award at the fourth annual Building & Architect of the Year Awards ceremony in recognition of his contribution to the advancement of architecture both on these shores and abroad.

The Daylight Talk will present Níall McLaughlin’s daylight approach and strategies in educational and architectural projects.

The talk will take place on Tuesday 22 February, 2022 at 16:00 (CET) and will be transmitted live from the studio of Níall McLaughlin Architects.

The planned duration is 45 minutes, followed by an open 30 minutes of Q&A session. Participation at the event is free, with required online registration.

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The Daylight Talk is hosted by The UCL Bartlett School of Architecture and presented by Professor Murray Fraser, Professor of Architecture and Global Culture, The Bartlett School of Architecture, Faculty of the Built Environment.


Free, online events are organized as a part of the Daylight and Architecture initiative by the VELUX Group, and in collaboration with individual schools of architecture. Daylight Talks are endorsed by the International Union of Architects (UIA) and the European Association for Architectural Education (EAAE).

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The 2022 Daylight Talks series takes place alongside the 10th edition of the International VELUX Award for students of architecture. As the talks aim to share knowledge on daylight amongst both practicing architects as well as students, having a chance to be part of an audience will be highly inspirational and educational to all the students considering participation in the International VELUX Award.

The deadline for registration is 1 April 2022. Submission opens on 15 April, and closes on 15 June 2022.

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Cite: "Circling a Star: A Daylight Talk by Níall McLaughlin" 21 Feb 2022. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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