Athletic Facilities

  • 2014 AL Design Awards - Gammel Hellerup Gymnasium

    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.

  • Best Lighting Design on A Budget: House of Air

    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.

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    Peddie School Ian Graham Athletic Center

    A new natatorium gives a New Jersey boarding school an illuminated presence.

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    Pool On the Water

    Tillett Lighting Design's scheme for a public pool—on a barge floating on New York City's rivers—keeps views open to the surrounding cityscape.

  • Nordwesthaus Boating Pavilion, Fussach, Austria

    The third phase of a master plan that has transformed a former gravel pit into a picturesque destination on the Austrian shore of Lake Constance, the Nordwesthaus boating pavilion provides a dynamic focal point at the head of Port Rohner harbor.

  • A|L Design Awards, Outstanding Achievement: Detroit Athletic Club

    With downtown Detroit experiencing a rebirth, owing to the construction of two new athletic facilities (Tigers Park for baseball and Ford Field for football) and the city's hosting of Major League Baseball's 2005 All-Star Game and the 2006 Super Bowl, the Detroit Athletic Club called on SmithGroup...


Most Recent

  • Phil Gabriel, 1939 - 2014

    Lighting designer Phil Gabriel passed away on Aug. 9. A great advocate of the profession and of lighting education, his efforts on behalf of the lighting design community will be missed.

  • 2014 Lumen Awards Recognizes 12 Projects

    On June 19, the Illuminating Engineering Society New York City Section (IESNYC) recognized the work of its members during its annual award dinner the 46th Lumen Awards. Twelve projects representing 10 New York City-based design firms received awards.

  • September 2014 Lighting Events and Deadlines

    Here is a listing of some of the lighting industry events and deadlines that will be occurring in September 2014. Information is correct at this posting. Be sure to check the respective event websites directly regarding any updates or changes.

  • 2014 AL Design Awards Postscript

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

  • 2014 AL Design Awards - Memorial to the Victims of Violence

    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.

  • Light Industry: Seven Products for Specialized Applications

    Fixtures from Eaton’s Cooper Lighting Business, Hubbell Lighting, Acuity Brands/Holophane, and Cree offer high output and sturdy construction for a range of high-traffic and hazardous spaces.

  • Electrix Acquired by Evolution Lighting

    New Haven, Conn.-based lighting manufacturer Electrix Inc. has announced that as of July 31, 2014, the company’s assets have been acquired by Evolution Lighting LLC and its investor partner Boyne Capital Partners.