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  • Observations from Practice

    Too often clients have old expectations, assuming that we will be able to light the new building the same way we lit the old building, to the same light levels and with the same flexibility.

  • GRAM Green

    In Michigan, Kulapat Yantrasast of why architecture designs what is set to be the nation's first LEED-certified art museum.

  • Regional News

    MINNEAPOLIS Kingsley Commons, one of only three apartment communities in the country specifically designed for people with multiple sclerosis (MS), recently opened in the northern section of the city. The project is the result of a joint effort by the Minnesota chapter of the National MS Society...

  • Sustainability and Lighting: Lightfair Roundtable

  • Gatehouse Mixes Supportive Housing with SmallBusiness

    BOSTON, MASS. - The new Gatehouse building isn’t just home to 14 recently homeless individuals or people at risk of becoming homeless.

  • IALD News

    The International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) is searching for an Energy Affairs Consultant to direct the organization's Energy Affairs and energy-related policy development. The Energy Affairs Consultant will be the key focal point of IALD's energy and sustainability activities and...

  • In the News

    A concept house in Omaha, Neb.; Ecobuild America conference; more

  • Toward a Sustainable Lighting Profession

    Light is energy. That makes light a strategic environmental resource. While lighting professionals see themselves as primarily visual environment advisers, they are increasingly acting as energy investment advisers who help architects and owners understand the energy, environmental, and cost...

  • IALD Builds Image at Greenbuild 2006

    The International Association of Lighting Designers' (IALD) participation at Greenbuild 2006, the largest green building conference in the United States, was a positive return on investment based on the response given by visitors to the association's tabletop exhibit. Greenbuild, the annual...

  • Seeing Green: Sustainability Goes Mainstream

    Sustainable design has entered the mainstream. though environmental issues, such as energy efficiency and global warming, have been concerns for over 50 years, the past decade in particular has seen increased "green" initiatives garner the general public's attention.