Leni Schwendinger specializes in city lighting and leads the “Nighttime Design/Global Lighting Urbanist” initiative at Arup. Her designs and artworks illuminating public spaces are located worldwide.

She is leading a research project for city districts, “Everyday Nighttime Design, which focuses on economical, incremental lighting for streets and public housing. The research and innovative projects are shared through speaking and writing at institutions, through the NightSeeing™ program and at conferences.

Leni has lectured and taught widely throughout the US, Europe, and Japan. As an internationally-known lighting designer and speaker, she is considered an innovator and authority on urban lighting and infrastructure.