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  • 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...

  • The First Annual A|L Light + Architecture Design Awards

  • A|L's Light and Architecture Design Awards Honors Nine

    has recognized nine projects from a field of 41 entries. Three projects received the highest recognition of Outstanding Achievement, five projects garnered Commendable Achievement awards, and one project received recognition in the ALVA category for lighting design on a budget.

  • Is the lighting industry facing 'commoditization'?

    From the redevelopment of Times Square to significant buildings around the world like the Bilbao Guggenheim, lighting has become a key player in the world of architecture.