June 5th Memorial

On June 5, 2018, Philadelphia unveiled the June 5th Memorial Park at 22nd and Market Streets to honor the victims of the 2013 Salvation Army building collapse. Three black granite monumental stones stand over eight feet high and display the names of those who were killed. The design goal was to create a public space…

Project Spotlight: East Market

East Market Mixed-Use Development Philadelphia, PA, USA East Market is slated to become a distinctive urban gathering place to live, work, shop, and dine in Center City Philadelphia. Spanning an entire city block, the project touts modern living spaces, innovative office environments, popular retail and dining spots, and more. The Lighting Practice integrated LED lighting…

THE LIGHTING PRACTICE IS NYC WBE CERTIFIED

Coming on the heels of its New York office’s grand opening, The Lighting Practice is proud to announce its certification as a Women-owned Business Enterprise (WBE) through the NYC Department of Small Business Services. For a business to qualify as a WBE, at least 51 percent of the company must be owned, operated and controlled…

Academic: Collaborative Learning Steps into the Light

Class Act: Designing for Collaborative Learning Environments If you attended college before 2000, you got your coffee at the 7-11, raced to class held in a lecture hall with stadium seating and fluorescent lighting, crossed the college green to the library, then hunkered down in an isolated study carrel to work. Today, learning, lounging, and…