The Lighting Practice is Ready to Reimagine Washington Ave

The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC) recently held a community planning meeting to present an initial concept for reimagining the eastern end of Washington Avenue in Philadelphia. Those in attendance overwhelmingly supported the plan, reported Jim Saksa of PlanPhilly, which he says is “… arguably DRWC’s most ambitious connector project to date.” Washington Avenue is…

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Energy Codes: PA Looks to the Future of Lighting and Design

Pennsylvania has updated its energy codes to meet efficiency and sustainability goals. How will these changes impact lighting design?  Over the past decade, lighting design has become a critical component to both new construction and renovation projects across various sectors. The A/E/C industry is aware of lighting’s ability to shape an environment, set a mood,…

German Magazine Highlights UPenn Grand Reading Room, an ‘Inspirational Learning World’

Germany’s premier lighting magazine, LICHT, recently featured the University of Pennsylvania’s Moelis Family Grand Reading Room, noting how the lighting concept “creates a place of clarity and tranquility.” Filled with daylight, the 5,500-square-foot sound-proof study room offers students and faculty a dedicated quiet space. The Lighting Practice’s Michael Barber, Ryan Conover, and John Conley, working…

Linode Project Takes Home CREW Philadelphia Community Impact Award

At its 2018 awards ceremony, Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Philadelphia honored Linode’s new Philadelphia headquarters. Nestled in the historic 1907 Corn Exchange National Bank & Trust building, the adaptive reuse project won this year’s Community Impact Award. The team accepted the award at CREW’s 20th annual fall luncheon on November 16. Projects that qualify…

AIA Baltimore Recognizes Sagamore Spirit Distillery & KSU Integrated Sciences Building

Two of The Lighting Practice’s projects were among those that the Baltimore Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA Baltimore) and the Baltimore Architecture Foundation recognized as the best of Baltimore-based design. The 2018 AIA Baltimore Excellence in Design Awards Celebration honored Sagamore Spirit Distillery and Kent State University Integrated Sciences Building on October…

Helen Diemer to Lead Lighting Roundtable Discussion at ICSC CenterBuild

The Lighting Practice President Helen Diemer, FIALD, will serve as a roundtable facilitator at this year’s CenterBuild Conference. Focusing on the topic of store design, Helen will address how lighting is a powerful tool for retailers looking to refresh their brick and mortar locations and attract and engage customers in an evolving marketplace. The roundtable…

Project Spotlight: The Landmark Filinvest

The Landmark Filinvest Alabang, Philippines In the Philippines, supermarkets serve as major retail and entertainment hubs. The Landmark Corporation’s market chain has revolutionized this supermarket experience. The new 108,000-SF location at the Filinvest Shopping Complex has a footprint as big as a Walmart store, with five levels of department stores above and two levels of…

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…