Alexia Gkika

Alexia Gkika, Senior Lighting Designer | Buro Happold | lightingAlexia is a Senior Lighting Designer in Buro Happold, London.

Having worked in a variety of sectors, she sees light as a tool to reveal and complement the built environment, offering comfortable and memorable spaces aligned with the project’s social, environmental and economic targets. With a particular focus on sustainability and inclusivity, Alexia is fascinated by the rapidly advancing LED technology and lighting controls offering great benefits in terms of energy optimisation, material resources and product longevity, whilst balancing visual comfort for the benefit of all users profiles. Over the past year, Alexia led and completed one of the first projects that undertook embodied carbon calculations and circular economy assessments for the lighting equipment that was installed using CIBSE’s TM65 and TM66 guides.