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Dario Maccheroni born in Pisa (Italy) in 1982.

Dario is an engineer and architect. He began specializing in lighting design during his last university studies and after the master’s degree in 2008. In 2008-2011 he collaborated with Studio GMS in Milan, in charge to develop lighting masterplans and architectural lighting projects. After a working experience in Ghana as architectural designer for an hospitality project, in 2011 he moved back to Milan where he collaborated with Zumtobel Lighting managing important lighting design projects, mainly related to Milan’s EXPO 2015, among with Museo del Duomo di Milano, Veneranda Fabbrica del Duomo di Milano, museum exhibitions, offices and facades lighting. In 2015 Dario joined the Zumtobel Lighting Application team in Dornbirn to contribute to the development of the new outdoor portfolio and strategy. He focused his job in finding a new approach towards urban lighting while acquiring urban development knowledge. Now he is furthermore in charge, as lighting application manager, for museum lighting.

He is also involved in lighting education and conferences as well as publications and research studies within several lighting topics but with a special attention on the relationship between light and people and on how the light influence the human perception of the built environment.

In 2018 he started a PhD research study at Università di Pisa (Italy) focused on Light and Lighting Design.

He is enrolled with the Italian Registry of Engineers since 2009, with PLDA as design member since 2012 and with AIDI (Italian Association of Lighting) since 2019.

Dario Maccheroni

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