, a division of Affiliated Engineers, has announced the appointment of Beverley K. Shimmin and Shaun P. Darragh to the position of senior lighting designer; and Seattle-based
Queen Ann Hill project
'There was more than 20 feet of bad landfill and weeds,' says seattle architect Clint Pehrson of the vacant one-third acre in the Queen Anne Hill residential neighborhood adjacent to downtown Seattle. But appreciating the spectacular views of the city skyline that the property offered, Pehrson...
Behind the scenes
Lara Swimmer has been photographing the architectural landscape of the Pacific North-west for the last decade. Her work has captured some of the most significant buildings to transform the region, and her images of the Seattle Central Library are no exception. This little jewel of a book captures...
Codes: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
No matter the type of project, one thing is clear: lighting energy codes are not going away. Designers must learn to communicate with regulatory agencies as they seek a balance between efficiency and creativity.
The lighting program for the Seattle Public Library offers a model for efficiently illuminating a building dedicated to the experience of engaging books.
Sustainable Lighting Goes to School
The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, is a liberal arts and sciences school with a different approach to education than most colleges.
Barrier Motors, bellevue, washington
challenge How does one create and maintain a lighting scheme that showcases luxury automobiles, while educating the client about the importance of quality lighting? This was both the challenge and inspiration for Seattle-based lighting firm Studio Lux in its design for Barrier Motors' Mercedes Benz...
Jeffrey Miller to New Firm
On April 1, 2004, Jeffrey I.L. Miller exchanged his role as director of lighting design at NBBJ for the same title at Affiliated Engineers. He will be based in the company's Seattle office. Miller brings over 25 years of architectural lighting design experience to Affiliated's Pivotal Lighting...
North Coast Electric Company Acquires Alexanders' Contractor Lighting
As part of their market expansion,
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.