Jonathan Hoyle Explains High-Performance Lighting Systems

Jonathan Hoyle, Associate, with The Lighting Practice, was recently interviewed for Building Operating Management’s April issue. The article, “Efficiency Is Only The Start”, explains the long-term value of a high-performance lighting system, its benefits to occupants, as well as the challenges. Jon points out that energy codes specify minimum requirements for lighting controls including daylight…

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Are LEDS THE Energy Efficient Lighting Solution?

In honor of Earth Day, Friday, April 22, we want to delve into the topic of energy efficient lighting systems.  With conservation, LEED, and other green initiatives still a hot topic in our industry, lighting plays a critical role in the energy footprint of a project. Are LEDS the energy efficient lighting solution? First, let’s clarify…

JACK Thistledown Racino Expansion

JACK Thistledown Racino’s grand opening is underway. The Lighting Practice’s Helen Diemer and David Seok worked with KA Architecture, who led the design of the Racino expansion. Our team provided lighting design services for the building expansion which includes: the new entry, lobby, and the massive interior green wall.  TLP provided accent and general lighting…

To Metropica and Beyond

Metropica, a mixed-use, residential and entertainment mega city, is creating a lot of excitement.  Chris Bauer of CI Design, and colleague of The Lighting Practice, details the project in Metropica: A City For The Future. TLP is honored to be on the design team, led by CI Design. TLP is providing lighting design direction for…

The Lights Seen Round the World: Brussels, Belgium

The recent attacks on Tuesday, March 22, in Brussels, Belgium have led to another visual show of support expressed around the world for the individuals, families, and countries affected. The outpouring of support through vigils, mass demonstrations, and lighting is inspiring. As lighting designers we are now in a unique place. We are not only…

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A Landmark Urban Destination

The Lighting Practice’s business colleagues, David Kitchens and Angelo Carusi of Cooper Carry, describe the rise of the mixed-use developments, in The Re-Malling of America. Malls are now becoming a landmark urban destination. The re-envisioning of traditional malls is prompted by the growth and development of sustainable neighborhoods that require a higher quality of urban…

Michael Barber Speaking at NeoCon 2016

Michael Barber, Principal of The Lighting Practice, will be discussing the importance of integrating corporate interiors and lighting design in the modern office environment at NeoCon 2016 in Chicago, IL. Mike will cover how technology has changed the way we interact with each other and our environment. He will discuss the benefits of early and…

Emad Hasan presenting at the 2016 AIA Convention

Emad Hasan, Associate with The Lighting Practice, will be presenting at the 2016 AIA Convention in Philadelphia, PA. His session will take place in the CE Theatres located on the expo floor. Emad will explain the impact of energy codes on lighting design, technology, and architecture. He will also share strategies for designing high quality…