Phase 1 of the Delaware River Trail is Open to the Public

We are happy to share that the first phase of the Delaware River Trail has opened.  TLP collaborated with The RBA Group landscape architects and the Delaware River Waterfront Corporation to provide exterior lighting along the trail that will promote safe visibility and wayfinding.  TLP also integrated solar powered LEDs into the trail itself as…

Eight TLP Projects Receive Recognition

This year The Lighting Practice submitted eight (8) projects to The 2013 IES International Illumination Awards and to our local IES Philadelphia Section Philament Awards.  We are thrilled to report that all of our projects did receive recognition by the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA) and the IES Philadelphia Section!   IES Philadelphia…

Helen K Diemer Recognized at the 2013 Brava! Awards

The Lighting Practice’s President, Helen K. Diemer, will be recognized for her leadership within our company, industry, and the local community by SmartCEO’s 2013 Brava! Awards. The Brava! Awards celebrate women business leaders who combine their irrepressible entrepreneurial spirit with a passion for giving back to the community.  These female CEOs have become exemplary leaders…

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UD’s STAR Campus’ Mixed-use Opportunities Continue To Develop

The Lighting Practice is teaming with Tevebaugh Associates as the Lighting Designers for The University of Delaware’s STAR Campus (Science, Technology, and Advanced Research).  The new campus will provide additional space for the College of Health Sciences as well as the community.  The STAR Campus will include University of Delaware facilities as well as new…

Baltimore’s Horseshoe Casino Breaks Ground

Yesterday, Wednesday May 29th, construction crews broke ground on the new Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore, MD. The Lighting Practice teamed with KA, Inc. Architecture and Friedmutter Group as the Lighting Designers for Baltimore’s newest gaming destination, Horseshoe Casino.  TLP will be responsible for all of the lighting design which will include gaming areas, a World…

The Architect’s Newspaper features BCJ’s Transparent Cube at 15th & Walnut

Bohlin Cywinski Jackson’s transparent building design continues to create waves in the architectural world.  The building located at 15th and Walnut is one of Midwood Development’s Philadelphia projects.  The mixed-use space will house retail and offices. The Lighting Practice joined the project as interior and exterior lighting designers.  We are proud to be working with…

Texas Children’s Hospital Pavilion for Women Celebrates A Year

In March 2012, Texas Children’s Hospital Pavilion for Women officially opened to the public.  The below uplifting video depicts Texas Children’s Hospital Pavilion for Women’s successful first year taking care of mothers and babies. The Lighting Practice teamed with FKP Architects as the Lighting Designers for the new Texas Children’s Hospital Pavilion for Women.  TLP’s…

GSK Opens Their Philadelphia Navy Yard Offices & Receives LEED Double-Platinum

As part of the design team for GlaxoSmithKline’s newest building, I recently had the privilege of attending the grand opening and ribbon-cutting on Saturday, April 6th.  Held on a sunny spring day, the building’s interior was flooded with daylight.  It was the perfect example of how this facility demonstrates GSK’s commitment to environmentally friendly design.…

Al Borden Interviewed in Mondo*Arc Magazine

“In our designs, we try to be storytellers. I learned in the theatre that a design wrapped around a strong narrative has the best chance for success. Each decision needs to be checked against that central allegory. We try very hard to listen to our clients and really hear their goals. Their resources and willingness…

Design with Light Winners Announced Next Week at 2013 LIGHTFAIR International

TLP is proud to have the opportunity to encourage and challenge future generations of lighting designers.  Emad Hasan and Kimberly King worked with the Philadelphia Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) spearheading the DESIGN with LIGHT Student Competition as Co-Chairs.  The competition was sponsored by the Philadelphia Section of the IES, Lumenpulse, IALD, LIGHTFAIR…

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