Hotels Use Light to Draw Guests Out of Their Rooms

Hospitality developers are going “back to basics” when building or remodeling their hotels. The Lighting Practice is working with hospitality clients who want to provide comfortable yet functional rooms that encourage exploration of the hotel beyond those four walls. Lighting has a major role in the success of this goal. Jonathan Hoyle, Associate with The…

Shining a Light on Health and Wellbeing

Shining a Light on Health and Wellbeing Lighting Technology Poised to Support Healthcare Industry Recent advances in light science and the effects of light on an individual’s health have been developing rapidly. At the same time, medical research points to the benefits of a holistic approach to patient care and the wellbeing of healthcare staff,…

The Landmark Filinvest Wins Best of the Year 2018 by Interior Design Magazine

The Lighting Practice is delighted to announce that the Landmark Filinvest in Alabang, Philippines has won Interior Design Magazine’s 2018 Best of the Year award in the category of Large Retail. “The Landmark Corporation’s market chain has revolutionized the supermarket experience for shoppers in the Philippines,” said The Lighting Practice’s Ryan Conover, who designed the…

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…