2012 R+D Awards Citation: Integrated Reveal Base
Primary Developer: Bogue Trondowski Architects
Their research into Chicago's infrastructure led to a project.
University of Maryland
The WaterShed house took top honors in the overall competition.
Minimizing SSL Flicker
The Lighting Research Center in Troy, N.Y., has published a report in the journal Lighting Research &Technology on the subject of flicker and stroboscopic effects as they relate to solid-state lighting (SSL). The human factor studies were funded by the Alliance for Solid-State Illumination Systems...
Technology: Friend or Foe?
Lam Partners created Ideas to Light to inform and educate anyone interested in lighting and design, and to share knowledge the firm has amassed over a 40-year history designing integrated lighting for architecture and outdoor environments. The seventh post to appear on archlighting.com...
Eric S. Belsky has been appointed managing director of Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies.
MacArthur Foundation Awards $6 Million toHousing Research
he critical ways that housing matters to children, families, and communities will be explored in 13 separate research projects funded by the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.
International Lighting Research Database
Research, no matter the discipline, is one of the most important areas of development. Without it, there would be no chance for the discovery of new materials and processes. Investigations into applications and technologies for lighting have made significant contributions in shaping architectural...
Load Shedding and Lighting: The New Frontier
The energy crisis in the early 2000s highlighted the fragile state of the nation's power infrastructure. High demand quickly outpaced available energy, leaving many people in the dark during the hottest days of the year. The rolling blackouts continued for months in some parts of the country, and...
Economist Thornberg: This Too Shall Pass
As an economist with UCLA's Anderson Forecast, Christopher Thornberg garnered a reputation as something of a pessimist.