Alberto Loyo Montoya/MX

Artificial lighting regulations for people with low vision

Presentation date: 25. October
Presentation time: 16:15

Inclusive concepts have been incorporated into international building regulations to address mobility problems. Visual disability is the second most common form of disability. However, solutions designed for people with visual impairment do not suffice, the ones included being primarily related to signage design. The speaker will report on the results of practical studies carried out at the Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, Argentina and outline general recommendations for designing lighting for people with low vision.

Alberto Loyo Montoya/MX

Alberto Loyo Montoya gained his first experience and inspiration in the field of lighting working as a Lighting Design Assistant at Lighteam, the desig practice headed by Gustavo Aviles in Mexico City. He has undertaken academic studies at different levels and universities in South and Central America. He studied Interior Design to Bachelor level and then gained a Master’s degree in the Science and Art of Design, whereby his main focus has always been lighting for people with low vision. Over the last three years he has also lectured on this topic.