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David Seok Named IALD Professional Member

The Lighting Practice is thrilled to announce that the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) has accepted David Seok, IALD, Project Manager, 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…

AIA Rhode Island Recognizes URI Fascitelli Center for Advanced Engineering

The Lighting Practice is pleased to announce that the University of Rhode Island Fascitelli Center for Advanced Engineering was recognized by the AIA Rhode Island 2020 Honor & Design Awards and received an Honor Award in the Commercial Architecture: Higher Education category. Led by Ballinger, the newly constructed 5-story center for engineering replaced five existing…

Placemaking and Façade Lighting: Telling a Building’s Story Through Exterior Lighting

Well-designed façade lighting doesn’t just illuminate a structure – it enhances its architectural identity and tells the story of the building.  At night, façade lighting allows a building to make a statement in the community and fosters a meaningful connection with observers. “It’s about creating a destination, creating drama,” shares lighting designer Chris Hallenbeck, Project…