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Robert Dupuy

Robert Dupuy’s mission is to create inspirational, yet functional, lighting design for all types of spaces. Trained in theatrical lighting design with a Masters of Fine Arts degree from the University of Oregon, Robert has illuminated many landmark buildings.

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 Museums •   Office Buildings  •  Exteriors  •  Educational  •  Medical
 Recreation/Community Centers  •  Senior Living

Robert is known nationally for his dedication to improve the lighting for older people and the vision impaired.  He is the chair of the Illuminating Engineering Society’s Lighting for the Elderly and Low Vision Committee and is a member of the National Institute of Building Sciences Low Vision Design Committee.  For several years, his thoughts and comments on aging and low vision were featured in a column he co-wrote in Lighting Design and Application magazine.

Robert can also be found on the speaking circuit where he has presented at Lightfair and the AIA national convention. He has just finished touring the US and Canada speaking to sections of the Illuminating Engineering Society on lighting for the elderly.

Publications showcasing some of Robert’s work include Architectural Record, Metropolis, Architectural Lighting and Lighting Design and Application among others. Robert was co-author of Chapter 9 in Gerontechnology: Research, Practice, and Principles in the Field of Technology and Aging, was has just been published.

Robert was the Creative Lighting Director for Interface Engineering for 22 years where he led its Lighting Studio before entering semi-retirement in January 2014. Currently he is a Principal with Robert Dupuy Consulting in Portland.

Awards  •  Speaking