A dream comes true: Smog Free Project opens in Beijing for clean air in public parks. The collected smog particles are turned into jewellery. Supported by China's Ministry of Environmental Protection the project is an inspirational experience of a clean future. Press Release.
Today we celebrate our Smog Free Project Beijing with the Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection. Watch the video interview with Daan Roosegaarde on CCTV here about the right for clean air.
Studio Roosegaarde and museum M WOODS are delighted to host a panel discussion about creative solutions to smog with Daan Roosegaarde, Brendan Warford, Matt Hope and professor Yang of Tsinghua University. Free entrance on 29 September 18.30 at M WOODS 751 in Beijing.
The jury says: “Daan is a social innovator who does design in a very different way. His influence is now stretching across the world with projects throughout Europe and China.” Press Release.
Clean air is coming to China. Our new Smog Free Tower will open in Beijing from September 29th at 751 D-Park Power Square (751动力广场) in Beijing, supported by China's Ministry of Environmental Protection. Press Release.
Join us at London Design Festival for a masterclass Future Cities by Daan Roosegaarde. This Monday 19th of September at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. Tickets available here.
Official launch of Icoon Afsluitdijk with Minister Melanie Schultz and Daan Roosegaarde. New designs for the 32 kilometer dike start now. Full information at Rijksoverheid.
Studio Roosegaarde has won the Iconic Award 2016 Product Special in Germany with our Smog Free Tower. The award celebrates innovative architecture and industry.
A special WATERLICHT was exhibited at the Afsluitdijk as part of the kick off Icoon Afsluitdijk. More than 3000 people visited the exhibition, watch the new movie here.
The 160 billion pixel artwork BEYOND gives 3D dimensions of light and space to Schiphol Airport. Inspired by the 17th-century Dutch painters, it creates a place of imagination. Open for visitors at Departure Hall 3 or watch the movie here.
1000m3 of clean air by Daan Roosegaarde at exhibition Dream at Loud.
A new WATERLICHT will be exhibited at the Afsluitdijk as part of the kick off Icoon Afsluitdijk to show the power and poetry of living with water. Watch the trailer here.
Welcome on 2, 3, 4 September for the Icoon Afsluitdijk kick off including the new designs for the 32 kilometer Afsluitdijk, the Afsluitdijk Open charity run and a very special Waterlicht. Free tickets are available here.
The exhibition Dream Out Loud presents artists and designers which are truly dreaming out loud to create a better world, including Daan Roosegaarde with his Smog Free Project. From 26 August till 1 Januari 2017 at Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.
These towers can turn China's smog into jewellery. Watch the Smog Free movie made by the World Economic Forum with more than 28 million views already here.
A full page interview with Daan Roosegaarde in The New York Times today on new designs for smart cities: I am a guy who fell in love with cities before girls. Read the full interview here.
In this week NRC newspaper a two pages interview with Daan Roosegaarde about his vision for a subtle layer of light and darkness on the 32 kilometer Afsluitdijk: It is an honour to work on this new icon. Read the full article here.
Daan Roosegaarde and his team of designers and developers kick off first phase of ICOON AFSLUITDIJK which will create a subtle second layer of light and interaction. The 32 kilometer project enhances Afsluitdijk's unique experience between man and landscape. Watch the trailer or read the press release.
The Moscow Urban Forum provides a centre point for specialists who care about the future of global cities. Daan Roosegaarde will give his keynote 'Landscapes of the future' at Moscow Urban Forum on June 30 in Moscow.
Visit our exhibition of light: Luminor by Daan Roosegaarde in Paris from May 31 at Musée Des Arts Décoratifs. Light is no longer viewed simply for functional purposes, it has an immanent relationship with humanity. D'Days Paris.
BBC interviews Daan Roosegaarde about his idea behind the Smog Free Tower working as an air purifier and how we can improve life in cities. Listen to the interview at BBC World Service.
Daan Roosegaarde is keynote speaker at the opening of Beirut Design Week in Lebanon, the largest growing design festival in the Middle East & North Africa with a special focus on sustainability. BDW 2016 Saturday May 20, 19.00.
Proud greetings from Roosegaarde team.
Read the full WIRED interview with Roosegaarde here.
Showing the beauty of green energy with dancing lines of light in Zeeland, NL (movie).
WINDLICHT shows the beauty of green energy with dancing lines of light. Special tracking technology connects the windmill blades rotating at 280 kilometers per hour, creating a zen play of light. Watch the beautiful movie.
Great to see the first visitors interact with BEYOND at Schiphol Airport. Open for public from August 27, 2016.
De Wereld Draait Door Pop-Up Museum by guest curator Daan Roosegaarde shines new light on historic paintings of the Scheepvaartmuseum. A spotlight slowly moves around, revealing our desire to explore from 1666 until today. Open for public till 22/5 in Allard Pierson Museum, Amsterdam or see the photo serie.
Dutch video interview by NRC with Daan Roosegaarde about leadership in his current generation of 30'ers.
Daan Roosegaarde is commissioned by the minister of infrastructure Melanie Schultz van Haegen to design the new landscape icon for the 32 kilometer Afsluitdijk in the Netherlands in collaboration with Ministry of Culture, the provinces, Universities, external contractors and other designers. Press Release NL.
Daan Roosegaarde is selected as Artist of the Year 2016 by Kunstweek and 40.000 online voters. Read the full honourable announcement here.
Schiphol Airport and Studio Roosegaarde has signed the contract for the new artwork BEYOND. Stay tuned for the final result.
Our artwork Liquid Space is exhibited at the art festival Winter Light in London. Like a living entity, Liquid Space detects people approaching and rotates in their direction. Free entrance from 11 till 14 January at Canary Wharf London, UK.
Roosegaarde updates the cultural heritage UNESCO landscape of Schokland with his renowned 'Waterlicht' about the power and poetry of water. Open for public on 28 and 29 December, free entrance. Full information here.
We finished the 1st series of Smog Free Jewelry, shipping it around the globe to our Smog Free Ambassadors. More information about the concept and the Smog Free Project here.
Daan Roosegaarde wins the 'Award at Large' of the Professional Lighting Design Recognition in Rome, Italy for his significant contribution to the lighting profession.