Leni Schwendinger, is a published, award-winning, authority on the many issues of city lighting, with more than 20 years of experience, creating worldwide illuminated environments. This work is shared through Leni’s public speaking and envisioning engagements, including “NightSeeing™, Navigate Your Luminous City” program, in Australia, cities in the Global South, North and U.S. In practice, her projects focus on infrastructure, and public art at sites such as subways (NYC), bridges in Canada, Cleveland Light Rail, among others. She is currently directing a startup, Nighttime Design Think Tank, to establish an after-dark, design-focused, profession. In addition, Leni is a Design Trust for Public Space Fellow (NYC) and recently served as a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the Portland State University Department of Architecture.