Ambient and direct lighting create an intimate dining and retail space that contrasts the busy locale of the store’s transportation-center location at Kings Cross St. Pancras in London. Read More
2014 AL Light & Architecture Design Awards
This year, two projects played the roles of design-issue instigators: the Lowline and the New York City Streetlight.Read More
2014 AL Light & Architecture Design Awards - Best Use of Color
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
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.
This former biplane hangar is being given a second chance to become airborne in its new incarnation as the House of Air. The 21,440-square-foot trampoline facility is located in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park on the historic Crissy Field landing strip.
A new natatorium gives a New Jersey boarding school an illuminated presence.
A new energy-saving, maintenance-friendly, high-color-rendering lighting design illuminates the Charters of Freedom and its grand architectural setting.
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.
Created as part of the tri-centenary celebrations of the signing of the Treaty of Utrecht, “In Lumine Tuo” is a lighting installation that commemorates this Dutch city and its landmarks: the Dom Tower, church, and square.
This year, two projects played the roles of design-issue instigators: the Lowline and the New York City Streetlight.
A low-ceiling basement kitchen and lunchroom is transformed into an open, welcoming dining area for K-12 students.
Light is the singular element that unites the buildings on the University of the Arts campus, in London, as it marries the historic architecture and the contemporary structures.
Light plays a critical role in meeting both the design and security requirements for U.S. land port of entry stations.
A secondary glass façade provides sun shading and softens visual boundaries.
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced plans to modify the competition requirements for the L Prize's PAR 38 category. On Jan. 5, the DOE temporarily suspended the PAR 38 portion of the competition, and entries will not be accepted until that category reopens in May. The 60W replacement lamp competition category does remain open during this period. The DOE plans to announce and publish the revised PAR 38...
Tasked with the challenge of providing a multipurpose, contemplative space for a wide range of moods and emotions, Cline Bettridge Bernstein Lighting Design organized the Cancer Center’s Quiet Room with the tranquility of nature in mind.
A dynamic scheme of colored light plays a dominant role in a sensory experience developed for a new pediatric clinic in the heart of Berlin.
The most striking exterior element of the Burlington Danes Imaging Centre in London is a stainless steel mesh screen along the front façade, which is illuminated from both the foreground and background.
Situated on four floors of the Corinthia Hotel in London, ESPA Life offers just what it promises: a next-generation spa experience.
“The coolest sports bar in America” was the client's request, and that's what architect Rand Elliott delivered.
With their roughly 50 locations worldwide, the W Hotel chain has set a loose but reliable formula for hip, laid-back hospitality. However, when a Miami development group decided they wanted to bring the franchise to a stretch of oceanfront in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., already brimming with fashionable, unbuttoned beachside resorts, Adache Group Architects and the lighting designers at Washington, D.C.– based MCLA had to...
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.
For this Silicon Valley–based venture capital firm, who requested to remain anonymous, Sean O’Connor Lighting was tasked with designing a lighting scheme that would be both environmentally responsible and technologically sophisticated.
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.
A 45-foot-tall glass façade and a 200-foot-long canopy serve as the new signature entry features for this casino complex.
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.
The latest transformation to this historic Alpine church employs a dynamic white-light scheme, which provides a luminous clarity to the structure’s interior.
The St. Katharine Drexel Chapel at Xavier University—named after the school’s founder—breaks away from traditional churches both in style and in lighting approach.
The Lumen United Reform Church in London is not your typical place of worship.
Curvilinear forms and a luminous ceiling plane define this loft that is home to an art collector and his extensive collection of art and rare books.
The Darwin D. Martin House Complex (1903–1905) in Buffalo, N.Y., stands as one of the early shining examples of the Prairie School, as well as one of Frank Lloyd Wright's most elaborate residential designs.
Challenge: Transform a 100-year-old firehouse from a cavernous stable into a luminous residence
The Burlington Arcade, built in 1819, is located in London’s Mayfair district, an area known for its luxury shopping destinations and hotels. Speirs + Major was asked to devise a lighting strategy that would help restore the arcade’s appearance and incorporate event lighting.
Working with just 1,000 square feet and having only 10 percent of the overall $160,000 design budget, Sean O’Connor Lighting created an identity for the Taiwanese company by incorporating the lighting into the architecture, such that the entire space reinforces the frozen treat purveyor’s branding.
CBBLD's design for the Harry Winston Pavilion in Shanghai incorporates multiple color temperatures to bathe customers, and diamonds, in the best possible light.
The creative use of light and imagery at Sunderland Station transforms the tedium of everyday commuting into an unexpected and interactive moment.
Designed to encourage development in the areas on both sides of the River Tees in Stockton-on-Tees in northeast England, this bridge takes speculative design to a new level.
Paul Gregory of Focus Lighting shares his thoughts and experiences about lighting design in this video One-on-One interview.
The sixth-annual competition named 57 winners, with four among them listed as best-in-class.
Ambient and direct lighting create an intimate dining and retail space that contrasts the busy locale of the store’s transportation-center location at Kings Cross St. Pancras in London.
The international controls manufacturer continues to grow by acquisition.
The online tool targets specifiers of the company's Synapse lighting system.
The Web-based tool lets designers customize the company's versatile 28 pendant.
The manufacturer-developer pairing helps Web-enabled devices scale for residential illumination, starting with a BR30 lamp.
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