Several companies offer tools to streamline the process of selecting materials—employing emerging sustainable technologies, online access, and critical insight to sort through and reduce the growing piles of product samples in every office corner.
Arc 06 Reviewed
the second annual architectural, retail, and corporate lighting trade fair, ARC 06, was held in London, February 13 to 14, displaying in its cross-section of exhibitors, sessions, and ancillary events an engaging balance between the technical and artistic aspects of the lighting profession.
hosted from november , , to january , 2006, at New London Architecture (newlondonarchitecture.org), the city's only exhibition center devoted to documenting London's built environment, the exhibition 'London Lights: The Art of Architectural Lighting' celebrated the growing importance of lighting...
The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design Announces 2005 Good Design Winners
has announced the winners of its 2005 Good Design Competition. Founded in 1950, Good Design is an international design competition that honors innovative graphic and product design in 18 categories, including one for lighting. Winning designs are accessioned into the museum's permanent collection...
Congress on light
lightcongress returns this year on march at the grand hyatt, new York, but in a slightly different form. Established in 2003, the forum was initially created as a media precursor to the industry's main U.S. tradeshow, Lightfair, with the discussion mainly focused on lighting trends and products...
Tsunamis Disaster Relief Aid
As 2004 draws to a close, the editors of A|L would like to wish everyone a Happy New Year, and say thank you for your support of the magazine over the past year. In light of the recent earthquake and related tsunamis disaster in Sumatra, we encourage our design professional colleagues to visit the
Rome Prize Deadline
The Rome Prize 2005 deadline for applications is November 1, 2004. Fellowships are awarded in a number of categories, including architecture, design, landscape architecture, and historic preservation. Additional information may be obtained at
Three competitions encourage fixture design
CITY LIGHTS Three finalists have been selected from a group of 201 anonymous submissions to move to stage two of the Departments of Transportation and Design and Construction City Lights competition for a Manhattan street light (Jan/Feb 2004, page 11). The finalists are Atelier Imbrey Culbert of...
Lighting the Way: LEDs for the Developing World
In the last several years, the practice of socially responsible architecture has received mainstream attention. Architects and designers are using their talent and skill to create affordable and sustainable designs for communities in need. The work of the late Samuel Mockbee and his Rural Studio...
Miles to Go
how time flies, but without necessarily the same consequence. that a year can slip by unnoticed is hardly unfamiliar to anyone. It is the amount accomplished in that period that is not always consistent. Some years yield more than others, justifying in their productivity the swift, selfish flight...