ikonhouse Academy - Upcoming Seminars
Ever since ikonhouse’s first Design Talk in April 2013, many have expressed their great appreciation in getting the opportunity to meet industry colleagues and people sharing that deep passion for craftsmanship and good design.
In light of this success, ikonhouse is launching a new series of talks, namely ikonhouse Seminars. These sessions aim to be highly effective in its educational objective, sharing knowledge and growing expertise. Each session is strictly limited to a maximum of 10 participants and will be hosted once every month (or possibly on demand) at ikonhouse showroom.
Check out previous ikonhouse Design Talks here.
More information to follow soon. Stay tuned and register to your chosen ikonhouse Seminar by sending an email to Dubai@ikonhouse.com. Mention topic and date of interest. All Seminars are free of charge.
Terms and conditions apply.
Ikonhouse Seminars has carefully selected 2 topics for you:
1/ Understanding Home Automation
Date: 18 November 2015
Delivered by: Anders Larsen from ikonhouse
- General concepts of home automation and planning process
- Integrated controls of light, AC, curtains & blinds, AV, doors & access, CCTV, and more
- User interfaces, both physical and virtual
Part of the ultimate living experience is to be able to set the right ambiance for any situation. Everybody talks about ‘home-automation’ or ‘smart-homes’, but many have misconceptions as to what it actually is and how controls can enhance daily living experiences. This ikonhouse Seminar will give you a sound understanding of the options and bring you up to date with the latest technologies; covering the entire process from design & planning to installation & programming.
This Seminar will now also include a part about how to design Home Cinemas, from the room finishes (the aesthetic and the functional) as well as the audio-visual equipment for different levels of performance (best for watching movies and/or listening to music).
Anders worked in this field throughout his career, starting with Ericsson, then 1 0 years at Bang & Olufsen and now as partner in ikonhouse. Anders is certified by various world leading brands like Crestron and Lutron.
Come and learn what home automation means today and bring your current project for a hands-on session with the experts.
- Introduction to home automation concepts
- Design and architectural benefits
- Practical use, and demo
- System components
- Planning and installation process, with real world example
- Gain a competitive advantage in home technologies
- Learn how to create smart living environments
- Achieve better integration in your designs
2/ Light For Living
Date: Date to be confirmed
Delivered by: Ezzat Baroudi from Erco
Learning objective: Learn about the 3 types of lighting for any activity, architecture and atmosphere:
- Accent lighting
- Play of Brilliance
- Vertical illuminate
Part of the ultimate living experience is to be able to set the right ambiance for any situation. Light and warmth are retreating into our lounge rooms, where we enjoy each other’s company, food preparation, good books and much more. Light interprets spaces and helps us perceive and experience them.
This ikonhouse Seminar will give you a sound understanding of light as the ‘fourth dimension’ of architecture, how good architecture can be made even better by placing it in the right light.
Ezzat worked in this field throughout his career, specifically heading Lighting Design with Erco over thelast 6 years.
Come and learn what lighting design means today and bring your current project for a hands-on session with the experts.
- EVC-Efficient Visual Comfort
- Design guidelines
- Light demonstration
- Gain a competitive advantage in lighting design
- Learn how to use lighting types simultaneously
- Achieve higher visual comfort in your designs