Juha Leivisk (born 1936 in Helsinki, Finland) is an architect and designer, renowned especially for his buildings. Leivisk studied architecture at the Helsinki University of Technology, qualifying as an architect in 1963 where he also worked as a teaching assistant 1959-1971. He established his own office in 1967. Some of Leivisk's best-known works are the German Embassy in Helsinki (1986-1993) and the International Cultural Centre Ad Dar in Betlehem in Palestine (1998-2003). Juha Leivisk is respected both in Finland and abroad. In 1995 Juha Leivisk was awarded with the reputable Carlsberg Architectural Prize, and in 2008 with the Antonio Feltrinelli Prize for Architecture and Urban Design. His buildings share the qualities of being monumental, yet at the same time intimate, with the light taking a central role in the architecture. Many of his works have been displayed in international exhibitions. A characteristic of Leivisk's architecture is the subtle and delicate use of light. When it comes to the planning of the interiors of the buildings, the usage of light has in fact been one of the most central elements. Further to his talent for using natural light in his architecture, Leivisk is also a skilled lighting designer. His lighting are characterized by a simple and subtle design that sheds a delicate and warm light. Juha Leivisk's lightings are an important part of the Artek lighting range.
|Shade Color: White||Shade Shape: Bowl|
|Number of Lights: 1||Number of Tiers: 1|
|Light Direction: Multiple directions||Plug-In: Yes|
|Voltage: 120 Volts (V)||Wattage per Bulb: 100 Watts (W)|
|Country of Manufacture: Finland|
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Artek Pendant Lamp JL340 in White