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.
Parsons Masters of Light
Parsons School of Design has announced it will replace its current one-year Master of Arts lighting degree with a two-year Masters of Fine Arts program.
Ultralights Awards Architecture students
tucson-based manufacturer ultralights architectural lighting has created a unique program to bring the disciplines of architecture and lighting design closer together-the UltraLights Design Competition. Partnering with the University of Arizona's College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture...
The Jewelry of Architecture
Decorative lighting adds 'eye candy' to the architectural space. Here's how to do it.
Parsons Announces New MFALD Program Director
The Department of Architecture, Interior Design, and Lighting at
solar projects race to the finish line
the u.s. department of energy has announced the participation of scholastic teams from the United States, Canada, and Spain in the second annual Solar Decathlon to be held this October in Washington, D.C. A forum for innovative and experimental ideas in architecture, engineering, and technology...
Whole Foods, Austin, TeXas
CHALLENGE Far from the sterile environment of a conventional supermarket, the inviting atmosphere of the Whole Foods Markets encourages shoppers to explore and linger. While retailers favor bright lights to lure customers to displays, general concerns over the use of traditional lamps, specifically...
Good Design Awards Results Are In
Results are in for the Good Design Awards from the Chicago Athenaeum, the Museum of Architecture and Design. Established in 1950 by Museum of Modern Art curator Edgar J. Kaufmann Jr., the program honors designers and manufacturers for 'new and innovative product concepts and originality, and for...
Sowles Trauring, Dental Partners, Boston
A dental office in Boston balances electric lighting with daylighting for a pleasant patient experience.