James Benya

LEDs: Fighting Flicker
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LEDs: Fighting Flicker

The onset of LEDs in lighting has brought manufacturers and designers back to the... More

Lighting Controls Come of Age
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Lighting Controls Come of Age

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

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An American in Frankfurt

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

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The Design/Energy Code Debate ... continued

In keeping with ARCHITECTURAL LIGHTING's editorial mission—to promote dialogue in all forms—it is gratifying when an article prompts spontaneous discussion among members of the lighting community. Such an instance occurred—an e-mail exchange between Dawn Hollingsworth, Jim Benya, Francesca Bettridge, and Gary Flamm—in response to Bettridge's Sept/Oct 2007 article, “Observations From Practice.” More

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What current developments and trends do you see as having a significant impact on the lighting industry?
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Daylighting Design Update: One Year Later

Daylighting design practices are changing at, well, the speed of light. New resources, design tools, and products have improved opportunities in this field in just one short year. More

A Primer for Digital Photography
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A Primer for Digital Photography

From marketing materials to presentations, reports, and websites, digital images... More

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Lightfair 2004: From the Floor

James Benya reviews Lightfair 2004 product offerings, from lamps to daylight integration systems. More

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The Jewelry of Architecture

Decorative lighting adds 'eye candy' to the architectural space. Here's how to do it. More

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