New York City's illuminated skyline at dusk.
Flickr user MK Feeney via Creative Commons New York City's illuminated skyline at dusk.

A look at some of the lighting industry news from around the Internet in March and at the start of April.

ICYMI: We’re back from the 2016 Light+Building tradeshow in Frankfurt, Germany, with plenty to share about the latest products, installations, and other industry news from the biennial event. [Architectural Lighting]

Baltimore’s inaugural Light City festival drew nearly 400,000 visitors last week, featuring an array of light displays and other luminous art in the city’s Inner Harbor district. [The Baltimore Sun]

A new installation from Dutch artist Daan Roosegaarde turns a line of wind turbines into a laser show. [Fast Company’s Co.Design]

Swedish architecture firm Tengbom crafted these novel tasklights (shown above) to provide low, even illumination in a new study area at Örebro University, in Sweden. [Contemporist]

A look at how light pollution from electric light sources has changed the inter-workings of the natural world, in honor of International Dark Sky Week 2016, which ran April 4 to April 10. [The New York Times]

The 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize laureate, Toyo Ito, has updated his Mayuhana pendant to be slightly darker than the original version of the black, ultra-thin, fibrous spheres, which were designed in 2007. [Dezeen]

The forthcoming playing field under daylight.
Brian Libby The forthcoming playing field under daylight.

Daylight will be one major source of illumination at the Minnesota Vikings’ new U.S. Bank Stadium, in Minneapolis, designed by HKS, thanks to its roof (shown above), which will sport a 240,000-square-foot span of EFTE plastic. [ARCHITECT]

One industry watcher’s opinion on Congress’ effectiveness in establishing energy efficiency standards for LED lamps. [The Washington Post]