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23 April 2010 - 24 April 2010
Archeoclub Camerino
Italy
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“Courtyards in bloom” has been organized by Archeoclub – Camerino section, in collaboration with the University Natural Science Museum, the Civic Museum, The University Botanical Garden, the Municipality and the Local Trade Association.

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Hüttinger Interactive Exhibitions 27 September 2017

In October 2016, we were commissioned to conceptualize, design and build a new play area for the Monde des Enfants (lit. Children’s World). This new site called La Rivière en chantier (lit. River under construction) opened its doors in July 2017, enabling young visitors to play at being archaeologists or construction workers or simply to splash around in the two watercourses.

Technopolis, the Flemish Science Centre 26 September 2017
Are you a natural talent?

At Technopolis young visitors have the opportunity find out which profession(s) would suit them through a set of interactive exhibits. These exhibits are part of Xplora, an entire area dedicated to professions that are meant to capture the attention of 8 to 14 year olds who are bound to make decisions that will greatly influence their future careers. As from 6 November 2017, visitor can also test their 'natural' skills. This high-tech career trip shows them the variety of 'green' jobs.

Technopolis, the Flemish Science Centre 26 September 2017
Technopolis soap box

On 10 September 2017 Technopolis won the Creativity Prize during the Red Bull Soapbox Race in Kluisbergen (Belgium). In addition the science centre’s team managed to secure a place within the top 10 by racing down the steepest sloop ever within 48 seconds.

Technopolis, the Flemish Science Centre 26 September 2017
Pitch and Play

Mid 2017 Technopolis launched the online school competition Pitch and Play. Third grade teachers and students get the opportunity to build a new interactive exhibit that will ultimately be installed at Technopolis. The concept is entirely new in the Flemish education field, as the competition is based on an online gamification platform simulating a virtual entrepreneur environment. This way Technopolis endeavours to create an online community that co-creates the science centre’s future.

NorthernLight Design 22 September 2017

NorthernLight developed, designed and implemented Bright Ideas hub and challenge. The project is part of Shell’s ‘Generation Discover’ initiative and consists of a futuristic dome that will travel around The Netherlands for the coming 3 years, as well as an exciting digital challenge that can be done by children of group 7 of all Dutch primary schools. Through the Bright Ideas project, children can playfully discover the world of science and technology.

NorthernLight Design 22 September 2017

We are proud to have been part of the development team for the new Music Tour that has now been added to the Rijksmuseum app. NorthernLight was responsible for the concept, user experience design and content of the Rijksmuseum app, that is now in operation for 4 years and has had millions of users from around the world.

NorthernLight Design 22 September 2017

NorthernLight recently completed the design phase of the Sirius Art & Science Park. This ambitious project consists of the redevelopment of the media centre of the Olympic Village of Sochi. The aim is to turn the place into an enriching attraction that will become a destination for returning, multi-day visits. The project includes a talent development program as well.

NorthernLight Design 22 September 2017

Let’s YouTube, the world’s first exhibition about YouTube, has been nominated for the Children in Museums Award. This highly interactive exhibition, designed by NorthernLight for the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, enables visitors to experience the impact YouTube has on their lives. The exhibition has received a lot of attention in the media and on social media since its opening in October last year.

NorthernLight Design 22 September 2017

For the first time in the world, waiting rooms at railway stations have been enriched with precious objects and converted to mini museums. With the concept “The Museums of … “, NorthernLight follows the new identity of the three museums for world cultures, which are museums of and about people.

CERN, the European Laboratory for Particle Physics 5 September 2017
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At CERN, Geneva, Switzerland. Apply by 24 September.

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