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Knowing Light
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Knowing Light

Noted artist James Turrell is featured in an exhibition, Knowing Light, at the... More

The Pacific Northwest's Cloudy Climate Inspires Novel Daylighting Solutions
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The Pacific Northwest's Cloudy Climate Inspires Novel Daylighting Solutions

Overcast nearly 230 days of the year, the Seattle and Portland areas have a great... More

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A Washington that Could Have Been
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A Washington that Could Have Been

“Unbuilt Washington,” on view through May 28 at the National Building Museum in... More

At&T Experience Retail Prototype
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Border Lines

Light plays a critical role in meeting both the design and security requirements for U.S. land port of entry stations. More

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Northern Lights

"Bellingham is famous for being a city that craves daylight," says architect Jim Olson, half jokingly, of the small Washington city located on the Pacific coast between Seattle and the Canadian border. As principal of the Seattle-based Olson Kundig Architects, Olson knows first-hand the vagaries of Pacific Northwest weather—the rain, the pea soup fog, and the low winter sun. More

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IES Conference Poster Session Papers Call

The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Conference Papers Committee is seeking presentations for a Poster Session during its annual conference?Realizing the Future ? Research to Application? being held in Seattle Nov. 15?17, 2009. The deadline for Poster Session paper proposals is Aug. 24, 2009. Topic areas include: early results of research work or studies: new technologies: novel lighting design solutions or product applications: concepts for improving measurement or the evaluation of lighting systems, and any other topic of interest to the lighting industry. Submissions must be of a non?commercial nature. Full details are outlined More

NYU Department of Philosophy
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NYU Department of Philosophy

In fall 2007, the New York University Department of Philosophy moved into its new... More

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Chihuly Lobby Installation, Macau

The MGM Grand Macau lobby features two Chihuly pieces: the red “Fiori Di Paradiso Ceiling” glass installation, measuring 55 feet long and 30 feet wide, and the “Fiori Di Paradiso Drawing Wall.” Located behind the reception desk, the drawing wall features 45 different glass panels and is 55 feet long and 15 feet high. With each piece having its own unique qualities, each installation also received its own lighting design solution. More

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