Portland Powell Target Location Named Store of the Year by design:retail

The Lighting Practice is thrilled to announce that design:retail has named Target Portland Powell as Store of the Year. Target transformed a former southeast Portland, OR bowling alley into their newest small format store. Target and the design team embraced the building’s original purpose in the fit-out for the retail destination. This nod to the past was…

How Photometric Calculations Support Project Success

The visual system is an incredible thing. Between the eye and the brain, there are a multitude of factors that affect how we see the world; that is, how we see light. Many of these factors are just now being discovered and understood. Equally incredible is the fact that we all see light in a…

Emad Hasan, IALD, LEED BD+C, Named IALD Professional Member

The Lighting Practice is thrilled to announce that the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) has accepted Emad Hasan, Associate Principal, as a Professional Member. IALD professional membership is limited to individuals who have a minimum of five years’ experience as a senior-level architectural lighting designer or above in an independent consulting practice. Professional member…

Human-Centric and Circadian Lighting – What’s the Difference?

Circadian lighting. Human-centric lighting. These are two terms that have come to the forefront of inter-industry discussion over the past 16 years. They are two very different terms that mean two completely different things. Yet, they are often interchanged as a result of confusion over their definition. What are they? What do they mean? What…

The Pennsylvania Historic Preservation Awards Recognizes Civic Theatre of Allentown

The Lighting Practice is delighted to announce that Preservation Pennsylvania honored the Civic Theatre of Allentown at the 2019 Pennsylvania Historic Preservation Awards. The theater won a Special Focus Award in the category of Construction Project Awards – Rehabilitation. Established as the “Civic Little Theatre,” the 501(c)(3) non-profit organization is a nearly-century-old landmark in Lehigh…

[VIDEO] Michael Barber Discusses Human-Centric Lighting at NLB Annual Lighting Forum

Michael Barber, Assoc. IALD, LEED AP BD+C, dives into the pros and cons of circadian, smart, and human-centric lighting during the National Lighting Bureau’s (NLB) Annual Lighting Forum cosponsored by the EdisonReport and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW). Randy Reid, EdisonReport Editor and Publisher, moderates a panel discussion between three leaders in the lighting…

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The Lighting Practice to Illuminate River Ridge Mall Transformation

Lynchburg, Virginia is abuzz with excitement for the renovations to the River Ridge Mall. The mall became an instant landmark in the city after its opening in 1980. Over the years, the 423,000-square-foot space has grown outdated. Today’s redesign plans will transform the mall into what Craig Pettitt, vice president of retail real estate at…

3675 Market Street Takes Home 2019 ULI Philadelphia Award for Excellence

The Lighting Practice is proud to announce that 3675 Market Street is among five winners of the Urban Land Institute (ULI) Philadelphia’s 2019 Awards for Excellence. The jury specifically recognized the project for “excellence in technology transfer, mix of uses and real estate innovation.” The 14-story building at 3675 Market Street is part of uCity…