July-August 2014 Table of Contents

Comment
Comment: Think Like a Jury Member comment Comment: Think Like a Jury Member

Design work has many facets. At its core is the clarity of presentation through all of its components—both visual and written. Read more

Technology
LEDs: Decoding Color Performance Technology LEDs: Decoding Color Performance

Solid-state lighting is forcing the industry to examine longstanding metrics. Read more

Products
Lightfair 2014 Innovation Awards Briefs Lightfair 2014 Innovation Awards

An independent panel of lighting professionals recognized 15 products, with four receiving top distinctions, for their innovative design and technical efficiency. Read more

AL Editors' Product Picks from Lightfair 2014 Products AL Editors' Product Picks from Lightfair 2014

Powerful lamps, dynamic decorative luminaires, and new integrated technology round out the Architectural Lighting editorial team’s product picks from the annual trade show. Read more

Features
2014 AL Light & Architecture Design Awards Intro and Jury 2014 AL Light & Architecture Design Awards

These 11 winning projects show lighting at the top of its game. Read more

2014 AL Design Awards: Gammel Hellerup Gymnasium, Hellerup, Denmark Outstanding Achievement, Whole Building 2014 AL Design Awards: Gammel Hellerup Gymnasium, Hellerup, Denmark

A new gymnasium at the Gammel Hellerup High School in Hellerup, Denmark, is built below grade, while its roof area becomes a new outdoor gathering place for students. Read more

2014 AL Design Awards: SandRidge Commons, SandRidge Energy Headquarters, Landscape and Tower Lighting, Oklahoma City, Okla. Outstanding Achievement, Exterior Lighting 2014 AL Design Awards: SandRidge Commons, SandRidge Energy Headquarters, Landscape and Tower Lighting, Oklahoma City, Okla.

New façade lighting for an existing office building coupled with a new canopy-covered outdoor plaza creates a downtown urban campus for natural gas and oil company SandRidge Energy. Read more

2014 AL Design Awards: St. Moritz Church, Augsburg, Germany Outstanding Achievement, Interior Lighting 2014 AL Design Awards: St. Moritz Church, Augsburg, Germany

The latest transformation to this historic Alpine church employs a dynamic white-light scheme, which provides a luminous clarity to the structure’s interior. Read more

2014 AL Design Awards: Danish National Maritime Museum, Helsingor, Denmark Commendable Achievement, Whole Building 2014 AL Design Awards: Danish National Maritime Museum, Helsingor, Denmark

Located near Kronberg Castle, the inspiration for the setting of Shakespeare’s Hamlet, the new Danish Maritime Museum celebrates the country’s maritime traditions through built form and light. Read more

2014 AL Design Awards: LAX Central Terminal Area Curbside Enhancement, Los Angeles Commendable Achievement, Exterior Lighting 2014 AL Design Awards: LAX Central Terminal Area Curbside Enhancement, Los Angeles

The first phase of this curbside enhancement project at Los Angeles International Airport illuminates the upper and lower roadways as well as the entrance into the Tom Bradley International Terminal. Read more

2014 AL Design Awards: Yonkers Casino, Yonkers, N.Y. Commendable Achievement, Exterior Lighting 2014 AL Design Awards: Yonkers Casino, Yonkers, N.Y.

A 45-foot-tall glass façade and a 200-foot-long canopy serve as the new signature entry features for this casino complex. Read more

2014 AL Design Awards: Schindler Elevator Corporation—U.S. Headquarters, Morristown, N.J. Commendable Achievement, Interior Lighting 2014 AL Design Awards: Schindler Elevator Corporation—U.S. Headquarters, Morristown, N.J.

A red and white color palette, along with strategically placed lighting elements, provides a sleek and minimalist-styled makeover to the company’s Morristown, N.J., headquarters. Read more

2014 AL Design Awards: Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom, National Archives Museum, Washington, D.C. Commendable Achievement, Interior Lighting 2014 AL Design Awards: Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom, National Archives Museum, Washington, D.C.

A new energy-saving, maintenance-friendly, high-color-rendering lighting design illuminates the Charters of Freedom and its grand architectural setting. Read more

2014 AL Design Awards: WGV Casino and Old Guardhouse, Stuttgart, Germany Commendable Achievement, Interior Lighting 2014 AL Design Awards: WGV Casino and Old Guardhouse, Stuttgart, Germany

A custom-designed LED-baffle ceiling system provides an indirect, ambient lighting solution for this multilevel space. Read more

2014 AL Design Awards: Memorial to the Victims of Violence, Mexico City Best Use of Color 2014 AL Design Awards: Memorial to the Victims of Violence, Mexico City

A white-light color palette distinguishes between the man-made and natural elements of this memorial commemorating those that have been lost to politically and socially charged violence. Read more

2014 AL Light & Architecture Design Awards Postscript Postscript 2014 AL Light & Architecture Design Awards Postscript

This year, two projects played the roles of design-issue instigators: the Lowline and the New York City Streetlight. Read more

One-on-One
One-on-One with Jean Sundin One-On-One One-on-One with Jean Sundin

Interview with lighting designer Jean Sundin, founder and principal of Office for Visual Interaction. Read more

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