The Collaborative Recognizes Interdisciplinary Team for Philadelphia Viaduct Concepts

The Community Design Collaborative recently honored an outstanding team of architects, landscape architects, lighting designers, cost estimators, and artists for their “exemplary interdisciplinary collaboration” on re-imagining the SEPTA rail viaduct in Philadelphia. Every year, the Community Design Collaborative recognizes volunteers for design excellence and outstanding community service. This year, The Lighting Practice was recognized as part…

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Meet The Lighting Practice’s Newest Project Managers & Lighting Designers

The Lighting Practice attributes success to its talented and hardworking designers, who combine creative enthusiasm with the most up-to-date industry knowledge. We are pleased to introduce two new project managers: A. Pomme Lee and Jeffrey Kahn and two new lighting designers: Amanda Constantine and Johnathan Whalen. Our newest designers bring a variety of experience and…

Emad Hasan Speaking at AIA Conference on Architecture 2017

In April, Emad Hasan, Associate, will be discussing the “Future of Lighting: Energy Codes, Technology, and User Expectations” at the AIA Conference on Architecture 2017 in Orlando, FL. His session will take place in the CE Theaters located on the expo floor. Emad will explain the impact of energy codes on lighting design, technology, and…

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Traditional Building Says Mormon Temple “Redefines the Skyline” in Philadelphia

Since the first renderings of Pennsylvania’s first Mormon Temple were released in 2011, thought leaders and publications from across the country have noted the building’s spectacular architecture and design. The Temple was recently discussed in an article by Traditional Building, a magazine that focuses on traditional design in public architecture. The article refers to the…

Mormon Temple Named “Most Unexpected Surprise” by Curbed Philadelphia

Curbed Philadelphia recognizes “… the best new architecture—reveals, makeovers and conversions included,” with its annual Curbed Awards. This year, the online housing industry publication recognized three of The Lighting Practice’s projects: University of Pennsylvania’s Perry World House, the Rail Park, and the Philadelphia Mormon Temple. Curbed referred to the Mormon Temple as “the most unexpected…

TLP Illuminates Pershing Square Viaduct at Grand Central Terminal

For more than a century, Grand Central Terminal has been a major landmark in New York City. In front of Grand Central is Pershing Square Viaduct, a small bridge that allows visitors to safely cross 42nd Street to the terminal. Last month, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the viaduct’s new colorful lighting installation as part of…

Spring Garden El Stop Called ‘Public Art’ by Billy Penn

The leaf-shaped metal panel designs at the Spring Garden El stop in Philadelphia are not only striking, they’re also a clever illustration of the street’s name. Along with these new artistic structures, the new lighting installation has improved safety and visibility at the Spring Garden Connector – that’s Spring Garden Street between Delaware Avenue and…

Two Outstanding Designers Promoted at The Lighting Practice

The Lighting Practice is proud to announce that two of our lighting designers, Rochelle Spahn and Erin McCauley, have recently received promotions at the firm. Rochelle Spahn, Associate IALD, MIES – Associate Rochelle has been promoted from Project Manager to Associate. She joined TLP in 2013 after working as a designer and project manager for two…

Three Lighting Designers Join The Lighting Practice’s Growing Team

A talented, energetic, and driven design team is the cornerstone of The Lighting Practice’s continued success. The firm’s growth and ongoing recruitment of outstanding lighting designers ensure its practice remains at the forefront of inspired and cutting-edge designs. TLP is proud to welcome three new designers to help carry that legacy of extraordinary work. John…