March-April 2014 Table of Contents

Comment
Does Architectural Lighting Design Need a Pritzker-Like Prize? Comment Does Architectural Lighting Design Need a Pritzker-Like Prize?

Establishing an award for lighting design that recognizes a living person’s body of work would be a way for the profession to take a step forward as it matures as a design discipline. Read more

Briefs
Patricia DiMaggio, 1964–2014 Briefs Patricia DiMaggio, 1964–2014

The lighting industry has lost Patricia DiMaggio, a trusted member of its community. She died on Feb. 28 after a long battle with cancer. Read more

Test Your Design at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s FLEXLAB briefs Test Your Design at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s FLEXLAB

The state-of-the-art facility features seven testbeds for vetting anything from individual products to whole-building environments. Read more

Design
Light+Building 2014: Luminale Preview Briefs Light+Building 2014: Luminale Preview

This lighting festival, held during Light+Building in Frankfurt, showcases light’s ability to inspire and transform the city at even the largest of urban scales. Read more

In Focus
An In Focus Look at Friends Seminary Cafeteria in focus An In Focus Look at Friends Seminary Cafeteria

A low-ceiling basement kitchen and lunchroom is transformed into an open, welcoming dining area for K-12 students. Read more

Technology
LEDs: Fighting Flicker Technology 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

Products
Estiluz App, Estiluz Products Estiluz App, Estiluz

Manufacturers are beginning to use augmented reality technology to allow specifiers and end-users to more accurately picture their luminaires in an actual space. Read more

Lutron Energi Advisor, Lutron Electronics Products Lutron Energi Advisor, Lutron Electronics

A new iPhone and iPad app from Lutron assists designers with the task of specifying lighting systems for commercial retrofit applications. Read more

Light Finder, Erco Products Light Finder, Erco

Erco’s Web-based tool helps designers develop lighting plans using the company’s products. Read more

Lighting Performance Calculator, Guardian Industries Products Lighting Performance Calculator, Guardian Industries

Guardian Industries’ free online tool is designed to augment designers’ understanding of high-performance glass and coatings relative to daylighting. Read more

Feature
Deep Dive at Two Aquariums by Cambridge Seven Associates Deep Dive at Two Aquariums by Cambridge Seven Associates

Major renovations at the New England Aquarium in Boston and National Aquarium in Baltimore creatively illuminate the depths of ocean life for visitors, while being mindful of the habitat needs of the animals. Read more

One-on-One
One-on-One with George Brainard One-on-One One-on-One with George Brainard

One-on-One interview with Thomas Jefferson University professor and light and biology researcher George Brainard. Read more

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