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  • IESNA Annual Conference

    Building on the success and excitement of last years' centennial conference, the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA) restructured its 2007 Annual Conference, held from January 28-30, 2007, at the Point Hilton Squaw Peak Resort in Phoenix, to include a broad range of invited...

  • smithgroup lobby, detroit

    CHALLENGE In 1999, when full-service architectural engineering firm SmithGroup moved into the Guardian Building, it renovated the ground-floor lobby and inserted a glass and steel conference center pavilion within the elaborate three-story-high art deco vaulted space. Recently, when the building...

  • 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...

  • Locale in a New Light

    for the lighting detectives, a nonprofit group dedicated to the study of lighting culture, their fourth annual forum, the Lighting of Public Space: Main Street(s), held on September 22 at the Center for Architecture in Manhattan, was a vehicle for an international discussion on the lighting of...

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  • Cooper Lighting

    The Neo-ray Scala's thin profile (1 1/2 by 9 inches) and wide selection of edge-lit textured and colored light diffusers, which are complemented by decorative metal finishes, offers a fresh palette for the designer. Gimbal ring halogen accent light kit with 20W AR70 spot or flood lamps enables...

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  • New Designer Discount Program

    Topdeq, a catalog supplier of furniture and lighting for small and home offices, recently introduced a trade discount program for architects and interior designers. For orders of $250 or more, a 5 percent discount may be applied; $5,000 or more allows a 10 percent discount; and for purchases of $15...

  • JFK Light Rail

    The new transit system that carries riders to and from New York City's JFK airport is illuminated with a simple, but elegant, T8-based fixture that simplifies maintenance.