James Benya

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LEDs: Fighting Flicker LEDs: Fighting Flicker

The onset of LEDs in lighting has brought manufacturers and designers back to the drawing board to discuss an age-old problem. This is the first in a multipart series on critical issues surrounding solid-state lighting. Read more

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Knowing Light Knowing Light

Noted artist James Turrell is featured in an exhibition, Knowing Light, at the Henry Art Gallery on the campus of the University of Washington in Seattle. The exhibition includes Light Reign, a permanent work in the Skyspace series, which resides in the museum's sculpture court. This and several other pieces in the exhibit are the latest in Turrell's exploration of light, ambience and perception. Read more

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Lighting Controls Come of Age Lighting Controls Come of Age

Lighting designers and manufacturers weigh in on the future of this critical system. Read more

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Under the Microscope

A focus on daylighting often is not a part of an architectural curriculum. But the Daylectric Integrated Design Studio, offered at Ball State University's College of Architecture and Planning, shows that the integrated approach of lighting and architecture can be a richly rewarding course of study for students and faculty alike. Read more

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An American in Frankfurt

Jim Benya offers his view of Light+Building's 2008 offerings. Read more

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