Claude Engle Gives Feltman Lecture at Cooper Union
Claude Engle, a celebrated lighting designer of more than 40 years, and David Nelson, director of design at London-based architecture firm Foster + Partners, presented their collaborative work in a lecture titled "Drawing Light from Shadow" as part of the Feltman Lecture series on Thursday, Feb. 14...
"Bye Bye Incandescent?" Lecture Series, Part 5: Compact Fluorescents, Mercury, and Writing a Non-toxic Lighting Specification
On Feb. 13, 2008, the New York chapter of the Illuminating Engineering Society held the fifth installment of its "Bye Bye Incandescent?" lecture series. The focus of this segment included critical information and discussion regarding the impact of mercury sources in our landfills, the challenges of...
LightFair Releases Schedule of Seminars, Courses
The commercial lighting trade show and conference LightFair International has announced the availability of its 2008 lineup of courses, seminars, workshops, and keynote luncheons. Scheduled for May 26 to 30 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, the conference will offer educational and informational...
Lyon's Festival of Lights
Since 1999 Lyon, France, has celebrated light as an art form and cultural event. In early December for four days (Dec. 6-9) the city is transformed into an illuminated urban spectacle.
First Global Lighting Design Convention Makes Its Mark
In an impressive turnout, the professional lighting design Convention (PLDC) attracted close to 1,100 attendees, including lighting designers, architects, students, and lighting manufacturers, at its first global convention, held in London October 24-27, 2007.
20 Presenters, 20 Slides, 20 Seconds
The informal, rapid-fire presentation style known as Pecha Kucha is Powerpoint's hip, younger cousin.
Lights Off in San Francisco
On Saturday, October 20, 2007, from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., involved homeowners, businesses, and schools in San Francisco and Los Angeles will install one compact fluorescent bulb and turn off all non-essential lighting for one hour as part of the first "Lights Out San Francisco" energy...
A|L Holds Roundtable Discussion of Architecture and Lighting Topics
Architectural Lighting Magazine will hold its Design Awards Presentation and Roundtable Discussion in The Glass Corner at Parsons The New School for Design. Architects and lighting designers involved with the winning projects in A|L's Light & Architecture Design Awards will participate in the...
Enlighten Europe 2008 Calls for Papers
The IALD is seeking experts to present workshops and seminars at Enlighten Europe 2008, to be held in conjunction with the ARC08 tradeshow in London February 11-13, 2008. Enlighten's 2008 theme is "The Power of Light." Seminars and workshops should be geared for the expereienced and advanced...
LightFair 2008 Calls for Speakers; Deadline Sept. 14
LightFair International 2008 has issued a call for speakers for its Daylighting Institute and LightFair Institute educational sessions, which include two-day courses, three-hour workshops, and 90-minute seminars in eight tracks. The deadline for submissions is Sept. 14; all submissions must be made...