The Lighting Practice Focuses on Human-Centric Lighting

The Lighting Practice continues to expand our understanding of the impact of light and ways light can benefit people within a space.  The Lighting Practice, a national leader in lighting design, is continually reviewing research on light and human health.  Our team is committed to growing our knowledge on the impact of light and ways…

Lighting the New Boardwalk at Historic Fairmount Water Works

Philadelphia has officially opened the Fairmount Water Works Trail and Boardwalk, a new, pedestrian-friendly network of trails that offer stunning views of some of Philadelphia’s most iconic landmarks. Designed by OLIN, the boardwalk and trails are the last of several renovations to Fairmount Water Works, which once provided the city with fresh water. In addition…

Darcy Veneziale, CPSM, Promoted to Marketing Manager

The Lighting Practice is thrilled to announce the recent promotion of Darcy Veneziale to Marketing Manager.  Darcy’s dedication to the firm, combined with her outstanding skills as a Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM), has made her an essential component to TLP’s growth over the past six years. Since joining the firm in 2012, Darcy has…

Spring Garden Connector Wins Citation at AIANY/ASLANY Awards

The Spring Garden Connector Streetscape and Underpass has taken home a design award at the first annual Transportation + Infrastructure Design Excellence Awards ceremony. The New York chapters of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLANY) and the American Institute of Architects (AIANY) honored the project with a Design Citation in the Open Space category.…

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The Lighting Practice’s Ryan C. Conover is EDAC Certified

The Lighting Practice’s dedication to learning and design excellence is part of its core values.  The firm encourages its team members to continue to learn and achieve accreditations that enhance the firm’s expertise and knowledge base and enable it to provide the best solutions for its clients. TLP is proud to announce that Ryan Conover…

Lillian Knoerzer to Present a ‘Silent Session’ on LEED and WELL at the 2018 AIA Forum on Design + Architecture

The Lighting Practice’s Lillian Knoerzer and Michael Barber will be joining Jonathan Weiss, Director of Sustainability at Jacobs to present “Incorporating LEED and WELL on a New Research Facility,” one of the first “silent” format sessions the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Philadelphia has held during the Forum on Architecture + Design. Lily, Michael, and…

What is Circadian Lighting?

What is circadian lighting? Various sectors, from healthcare to corporate, have begun to explore the potential benefits of lighting that follow the natural sleep/wake cycles of the human body. Known as circadian lighting, these strategically designed systems may have the power to positively affect people’s health, alertness, productivity, and more. The concept of circadian lighting…

Matthew Fracassini Is Bringing A New Kind Of Presentation To The 2018 AIA Philadelphia Forum On Design + Architecture

In a first-of-its-kind presentation format at the Forum on Architecture + Design, The Lighting Practice’s Matthew Fracassini, MIES, LEED AP BD+C, will discuss the increasing complexity of lighting energy codes and strategies to balance energy efficiency with the best lighting quality. His upcoming talk will be anything but typical. Matt’s presentation, called, “I’ll take ‘Pennsylvania…

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Laurel Hill Cemetery Reveals Future Lighting Plan During DesignPhiladelphia

Philadelphia’s Historic Laurel Hill Cemetery is welcoming visitors, as part of DesignPhiladelphia, to view a small-scale version of their future lighting master plan developed by The Lighting Practice. The new lighting plan aligns with the sustainability objectives while celebrating the past and present of the grounds and surrounding community. Visitors are invited to the kick-off…