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Nathalie Rozot is a phototect and a phototectural critic. She situated her planning and design practice and academic service in lighting design in 2000, after working for over ten years in product, exhibition, architecture, landscape and urban design. She was a director for l’Observatoire International before starting her own design and research practice in 2006 with a focus on innovative and alternative lighting solutions.
Rozot is the recipient of grants from the City of Paris and the New York State Council for the Arts and fellowships from the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), the MacDowell Colony and the Graham Foundation for Architecture. Her lighting designs received awards from the Illuminating Engineering Society (IESNA, IESNYC), fiscal sponsorship from NYFA and the Van Alen Institute and were finalists on prestigious international competitions.
Formerly a professor and senior thesis faculty in Parsons’ Masters program in Lighting Design and senior guest lecturer in landscape architecture Masters programs in Versailles and Lille, she regularly serves as an academic and professional lecturer and juror. She is a former education columnist for the IES’s publication LD+A and she has published and lectured internationally on social and critical issues in lighting.
Rozot holds a DEUG in Biology and a Diploma and a BTS from Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Arts Appliqués Boulle. She is a IES member and an educator member of the IALD.