Architecture Lecturer Claudia Kappl-Joy Shares Stories of Lighting Design and More in New 'Plugged In' Conversation Series

June 5, 2020
Claudia Kapple-Joy, Lecturer in Architecture
Conservation in The Adeleide Project's Plugged In Series
Stockholm, Sweden waterfront in evening


The Adelaide Project, a curated lighting experience and exhibition space that brings together the design community in Toronto, kicked off its inaugural Plugged In conversation series on May 25, 2020 with Claudia Kappl-Joy, architecture lecturer in the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture at the University of Arizona.

Claudia shares how her international exposure—her upbringing in Austria, time in England and most formative educational experience in Sweden—has influenced her lighting design work, including CLL . Concept Lighting Lab, her architectural lighting design studio based in Tucson, Arizona.

View the full and wide-ranging interview, which includes photographs and other images of place and work:

Kappl-Joy joined the College of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture in 2018 to share her passion for lighting. She regularly attends reviews and has co-taught CAPLA’s capstone design studio and summer immersion programs. She is a Certified Lighting Designer (CLD) and a member of Women in Lighting (WIL), the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) and the Illuminating Engineering Society (MIES). She holds master’s degrees in Architecture (TU Graz, Austria) and Architectural Lighting Design (KTH Stockholm).

Header photo by Lena Lindell, courtesy Pixabay.


Subscribe to The Studio

Sign up for CAPLA's monthly e-newsletter to get the latest news and events, insights from faculty and leadership, profiles of students and alumni and more.

Subscribe Now

Latest CAPLA News, Projects and Profiles

Esther M. Sternberg

In the News: Dr. Esther Sternberg Discusses Office Design Impact on Wellbeing, Productivity

University of Arizona professor of medicine Dr. Esther Sternberg, director of the Institute on Place, Well-being and Performance and research director at the Andrew Weil Center for Integrative Medicine, shares her research examining how work environments effect people's health and productivity.