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  • raymond grenald

    Enticed by the beauty of flight and the mystery of space, Raymond Grenald began his career as an aeronautical engineer. After surviving a plane crash while in the air force, Grenald found that 'some of the romance was gone,' and although he managed to complete his degree in engineering, his...

  • Dan Flavin retrospective

    Many wonder how splashes of paint and fluorescent tubes can be considered of creative substance. But armed with a bit of information, viewers visiting modern art exhibitions can be engaged by seeing something new. Such is the case with the current retrospective of Dan Flavin's work at the National...

  • Solar Decathlon

    Eighteen student teams design and build sustainable case-study homes on the National Mall in Washington, as part of a Department of Energy-sponsored comptetition.

  • IALD Launches New Website

    the iald launched a new website (iald.org) during its th annual iald Education Conference held this October in Alexandria, Virginia. (See 'IALD Conference,' above.) The purpose of the redesign was 'to provide a more efficient, effective, and streamlined website that is easier to navigate,' says...

  • human rights campaign hq, washington

    CHALLENGE For the Human Rights Campaign, a nonprofit organization that advocates gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender civil rights, the purchase of its headquarters in 2002 was a significant step in creating a presence in Washington, D.C. However, the existing mid-century structure required a...

  • Human Rights Campaign Headquarters

    A 40,000-square-foot office space for a nonprofit organization uses light to help express its mission of 'openness.'

  • solar projects race to the finish line

    the u.s. department of energy has announced the participation of scholastic teams from the United States, Canada, and Spain in the second annual Solar Decathlon to be held this October in Washington, D.C. A forum for innovative and experimental ideas in architecture, engineering, and technology...

  • Rodgers Garden Fence

    A colorfully illuminated garden fence in Alexandria, Virginia, gives the neighbors something to talk about.

  • Drawing With Light

  • Drawing With Light