TLP Lights I-95 Improvements in Pennsylvania

Interstate 95 in Pennsylvania is currently undergoing numerous transportation improvement projects intended to rebuild the entire interstate over time. Led by The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), these projects will reconstruct, widen and improve about eight miles of I-95 between I-676 and Cottman Avenue north of Center City Philadelphia over the next decade. A number…

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Illuminating Wawa’s Headquarters Expansion

Wawa Inc. is more than doubling the size of its headquarters complex in Chester Heights, PA. The existing space will undergo renovations, and the addition will include a test kitchen, innovation-and-design center, and additional parking. The 200,000-square-foot expansion, designed by JacobsWyper Architects, surrounds Wawa’s iconic gray stone house called Red Roof. One of the primary…

A Vibrant New Look Coming Soon for a Major Philadelphia Mall

When Philadelphia’s Franklin Mills opened in 1989, it was the world’s largest outlet mall. Today, the mall is undergoing a major face lift to revitalize and refresh the space. Beginning with a formal name change to Philadelphia Mills, the mall will receive new entrances, skylights, parking lots and landscaping in addition to new dining areas, upgraded…

The Magic Behind the Patriotic Lighting of Philadelphia Landmarks During the DNC

The 2016 Democratic National Convention was a historic week for the City of Philadelphia. To illustrate the patriotic ambiance of the city, The Lighting Practice cast numerous major buildings and landmarks in spectacular yet dignified light shows. At Amtrak’s 30th Street Station, the programmable color-changing LED system swept stars and patriotic colors across the station’s…

Lighting Up the Re-Envisioned LOVE Park in Philadelphia

Last month, Philadelphia’s iconic LOVE Park entered the second phase of its major renovation that will soon give visitors a more vibrant and engaging experience. The city can expect the redesigned public space to incorporate more greenery and new pops of color among several additions, and the fountain that frames the famous LOVE Sculpture will…

Perry World House: Giving New Life to an Historic Philadelphia Building

The oldest surviving building on University of Pennsylvania’s campus has now been transformed into a dynamic global research center. Perry World House, designed by 1100 Architect, is a reinterpretation of a 19th century workers’ cottage located on Locust Walk in Philadelphia. The grand opening of the building will begin its use as a forum to…

Beauty of Lit Brothers Building’s Illumination Reaches Germany

Philadelphia’s Lit Brothers Building was recently featured in German magazine LICHT. The article commends The Lighting Practice for its artful lighting design that highlights the building’s façade, classical arch windows and other historical features. An LED lighting system with color-changing capability features the fine details of the exterior while embracing the elegant architecture. TLP’s design…

An Inventive, Sustainable Lighting Strategy for GlaxoSmithKline’s Philadelphia Navy Yard Headquarters

GlaxoSmithKline’s headquarters at the Philadelphia Navy Yard is a game-changer for the modern corporate environment. Designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects, the building combines employee comfort with environmental responsibility. The inventive approach of this LEED Double-Platinum building will surely set a precedent for years to come. The Lighting Practice used a sustainable lighting strategy for…

Enhancing Artful Wayfinding Elements at Golisano Children’s Hospital

Golisano Children’s Hospital is a new eight-story addition to the University of Rochester Medical Center’s Strong Memorial Hospital. The vibrant exterior, designed by Ballinger, creates a standalone identity for the building. The Lighting Practice worked with Ballinger and Arthouse Design to enhance the artful wayfinding elements on each floor, which make the hospital inviting to…

TLP Helps Philly Glow in Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness

From Avenue of the Arts to Battleship New Jersey to Lincoln Financial Field and beyond, Philadelphia will light up pink to raise awareness during October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The lighting of Philly’s landmarks will take place on October 7th as part of the Lights for the Cure™ campaign spearheaded by CBS 3 and Susan…