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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The Lighting Practice Receives MBE/DBE Certification from Maryland Department of Transportation

The Lighting Practice, a lighting design firm headquartered in Philadelphia, is pleased to announce that we have received Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) certification from The Maryland Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) Office of Minority Business Enterprise (OMBE). With our expertise in lighting design for public, corporate, retail, healthcare, hospitality and education…

Lighting Vocabulary Defined

“What bulb goes in the cans?” That is a phrase guaranteed to roll the eyes of any lighting designer. Just as an architect calls a window “glazing”, lighting designers use a specific vocabulary to describe the equipment, concepts, and aesthetic qualities of their work. By learning the language you will be able to have a…

Lancaster General Health’s New Cancer Center Set To Open July 2013

The Anne B. Barshinger Center is located on Lancaster General Health’s East Hempfield Township campus.  This extension of the existing Cancer Center, designed by Ballinger, will open in July 2013.  The Lighting Practice joined the design team in Spring of 2011.  TLP was tasked with designing the exterior building, site lighting, and interior public spaces…

First Baptist Dallas Gives A Tour of Their New Campus

The Lighting Practice designed the interior and exterior architectural lighting for the new First Baptist Dallas Campus.  Some of the highlights featured in the video below include back-lighted interior stained glass windows and feature wall-lighting in the Horner Family Center.  TLP also consulted with Acoustic Dimensions who were designers of the main sanctuary house lighting.…

TCH Pavilion for Women published in Healthcare Design Magazine

The Lighting Practice teamed with FKP Architects as the Lighting Designers for the new Texas Children’s Hospital Pavilion for Women.  TLP’s scope included lighting for the exterior image, interior public spaces, conference center, and cafeteria. The addition of the Pavilion for Women to Texas Children’s Hospital allows TCH to provide a full continuum of care…

Inga Saffron Reviews BCJ and TLP Project for The Inquirer

TLP would like to congratulate BCJ for the glowing review by Inquirer Architecture Critic, Inga Saffron, on their sophisticated glass building design for Midwood Investments at 15th and Walnut.  TLP is pleased to be teamed with BCJ for the lighting design of this iconic project. Changing Skyline: New Cheesecake Factory at 15th and Walnut: A…

The San Francisco Bay Bridge Takes the Spotlight

The San Francisco Bay Bridge Takes the Spotlight It’s no stretch to say that LEDs have revolutionized the lighting industry by creating new opportunities previously impossible with conventional sources.  The latest example of this was unveiled earlier this week in San Francisco, where the San Francisco Bay Bridge was transformed by LEDs.  For the next…

PCC’s Broad St Facade Illuminated in Time for LIGHTFAIR 2013

TLP designer, Stephen Hoppe, comments on the design process which led to illuminating the PA Convention Center’s Broad Street Façade utilizing Acclaim LED fixtures. Acclaim Provides Dramatic Marquee for LIGHTFAIR 2013 with Pennsylvania Convention Center LED Display Lightfair International 2013 attendees will be able to experience LED fixtures from Acclaim Lighting before they ever set…

France in the Dark on Lighting Legislation?

Potential France Lighting Legislation: Beginning July of 2013, the French Environment Ministry is requiring all shops and offices to turn off their lights after 1 AM or 1-hour after closing with exceptions being made for tourist attractions, cultural areas, and Christmas. The move is intended to cut carbon emissions by 250,000 tons a year and…