Sydney based independent lighting consultancy Architectural Lighting Design has announced that Reinhard Germer will join the practice as its Design Director in January 2008.

Germer, 44, is a trained architect with extensive experience in the field of lighting and design. He has most recently worked with lighting architects Speirs & Major in London.

His project experience includes the Brandenburg Gate and Bauhaus Museum in Berlin, the German Embassy in Warsaw, King's Cross Central Urban Regeneration in London and Foster’s New Holland Island Festival Hall in St Petersburg.