Placemaking and Façade Lighting: Telling a Building’s Story Through Exterior Lighting

Well-designed façade lighting doesn’t just illuminate a structure – it enhances its architectural identity and tells the story of the building.  At night, façade lighting allows a building to make a statement in the community and fosters a meaningful connection with observers. “It’s about creating a destination, creating drama,” shares lighting designer Chris Hallenbeck, Project…

Project Spotlight: 3675 Market Street

3675 Market Street is a prominent fixture in the 6.5 million square foot mixed-use innovation district known as uCity Square, developed by Wexford Science + Technology, the Science Center, and Ventas.  The LEED Gold building forms a nexus between the entrepreneurial, academic, and research communities in the vibrant University City area.  At 14 stories high,…

Healthcare Design Magazine Features Inspira Medical Center

The Inspira Medical Center in Mullica Hill, NJ was featured this past November on the cover of Healthcare Design Magazine, a leading publication focused on the creation of healthcare spaces that promote wellness and human-centered design. The Lighting Practice is honored to have been on the design team, led by Array Architects, Leach Wallace Associates,…

Lillian Knoerzer Presents “Steal That Detail” At LEDucation

Project Manager Lillian Knoerzer, Associate IALD, is a panelist for the “Steal That Detail” program at this year’s virtual LEDucation conference on Tuesday, March 16, 2021. Four senior lighting designers will lead the panel discussion focused on projects with a challenging lighting detail. Each panelist will review the detail and how it attributed to the…

Laurel Hill Cemetery Inspires Designing Lighting Readers

Laurel Hill Cemetery, a historic landmark in Philadelphia, was recently featured in designing lighting, an international business-focused magazine dedicated to the lighting design community. The case study, “Illumination Inspires a New Way of Experiencing a Historic Cemetery”, provides an overview of the historic significance and the importance of the new nighttime lighting system. Led by…

What is Circadian Lighting?

Michael Barber, Assoc. IALD, LEED AP BD+C, and Ryan Conover, EDAC, Assoc. IALD, define circadian lighting and discuss different approaches to designing an appropriate circadian lighting system for your project and budget. Video filmed and produced by Oak Leaf Media

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What is Color Tuning?

Ryan Conover, EDAC, Assoc. IALD, explains the three main approaches to color tuning: warm dimming, tunable white, and full-color tuning. As well as appropriate applications and controls for each. Video filmed and produced by Oak Leaf Media

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TLP Talks Lighting Tech & Trends with AFE

Principal Jered Widmer, IALD, MIES, and Project Manager Lillian Knoerzer, Associate IALD, will virtually present “Technology & Design Trends in Lighting” to The Greater Philadelphia Chapter (6) of the Association for Facilities Engineering (AFE) on Thursday, February 25, 2021. The presentation will highlight emerging lighting technology and trends like Internet of Things (IoT), circadian lighting…