Philadelphia Zoo Intermodal Transportation Center Wins CREW Philadelphia: Community Impact Award

On November 13, 2013 during the Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) 13th Annual Fall Charitable Luncheon the Philadelphia Zoo Intermodal Transportation Center was presented with the CREW Philadelphia: Community Impact Award! The Lighting Practice is proud to be listed on the award with our project team members: Remington Group – Owner’s Representative TimHaahs – Parking…

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The Lighting Practice Receives WBE Certification from the State of New Jersey

The Lighting Practice, a lighting design firm headquartered in Philadelphia, is pleased to announce that we have received Women Business Enterprise (WBE) certification from the State of New Jersey Department of Treasury Division of Revenue. With our expertise in lighting design for public, corporate, retail, healthcare, hospitality and education environments, we are happy to have…

Heather Kilroy Featured as a Future Leader in LD+A Magazine

The Lighting Practice’s Heather Kilroy was recently featured in the 2013 December issue of LD+A, The magazine of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA).  The article showcases “The Future Leaders” in the world of architectural lighting design.  The 17 individuals represent all segments of the lighting industry, from designers to manufacturer representatives to…

GSK Philadelphia Navy Yard HQ: A New Standard

GlaxoSmithKline’s Philadelphia Navy Yard offices are continuing to make a positive impression aesthetically and environmentally.  GSK’s new office building, designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects (RAMSA) with interior spaces designed by Francis Cauffman, showcases a state-of-the-art flexible office environment and sustainable design strategies.  Daylighting plays a significant role in the lighting design for the building. …

Philadelphia’s Power Couple: Helen and Robert Diemer

Helen Diemer, President of The Lighting Practice, and her husband Robert Diemer, Partner with In-Posse, were recently featured in the 2013 Greenbuild issue of GRID Magazine as Philadelphia’s “Power Couple.”  Helen and Rob met at Penn State University in the Architectural Engineering program.  After graduation both pursued careers in the A/E/C Industry, Helen as a…

Princeton University’s Proctor Hall Reintroduced

The Lighting Practice recently designed an upgrade for the interior lighting in Princeton University’s Proctor Hall.  Unfortunately, this historic and regal space was only fully appreciated during the day when daylight streaming through the windows highlighted the dramatic arched ceiling.  TLP developed a creative way to highlight the ceiling without distorting the architecture or original…

The JFK Tribute: Remembering President John F. Kennedy

November 22, 1963 is a day that many of the younger generations are not familiar with.  But here we are 50 years later, and that date still strikes a chord with our country.   It was on this day that President John F Kennedy was assassinated in downtown Dallas. Admittedly, until recently, this date had no…

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Chase The Dark

This month, the IALD initiated an international lighting event called Chase The Dark, a way for lighting enthusiasts to share their creativity with the world via guerilla lighting installations and social media. On November 14th, Chase the Dark came into effect as IALD chapters across the globe from Sydney to Stockholm to San Francisco posted…

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