Annie Krause Joins The Lighting Practice as Accounting Coordinator

To carry on its mission to make ordinary places extraordinary, The Lighting Practice has built a multitalented team of 30+ lighting designers and administrative staff members. TLP is proud to welcome Annie Krause, whose skills and experience as Accounting Coordinator are integral to the firm’s success. Prior to joining The Lighting Practice, Annie worked as…

Al Borden Judges 2019 Connecticut Building Congress Project Team Awards

The Connecticut Building Congress (CBC) has named the winners of its 2019 Project Team Awards. Alfred R. Borden, FIALD, CLD, Principal of The Lighting Practice, was among six judges who assisted the CBC in choosing this year’s winning projects. The judges selected 13 building projects, in 7 categories, located in Connecticut that exemplify project team…

Preservation Alliance to Honor Linode Headquarters with Award

The Lighting Practice is delighted to announce that the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia will honor the Linode headquarters with a 2019 Grand Jury Award. Presented at the Annual Preservation Achievement Awards on June 5, 2019, the award celebrates the highest level of achievement in historic preservation. Built in 1902, the Corn Exchange National Bank…

Lighting Green Walls: An Interview with David J. Seok, Assoc. IALD

“Nature’s beauty is a gift that cultivates appreciation and gratitude.” – Louie Schwartzberg, Director Green walls are a popular component of building design across many market sectors. Also known as a living wall, these vertical gardens tout a variety of benefits, including energy conservation, sound dampening, and air quality improvements. They also bring natural beauty…

Rail Park ‘Reclaims Land for Green Space’

As cities grow, green spaces inevitably disappear and are replaced by new buildings and paved public spaces. To restore the balance of green space in urban settings, community leaders in U.S. cities are finding ways to incorporate nature into the built environment. Philadelphia’s Rail Park was recently featured by The New York Times as one…

Evan Wilson is EDAC Certified

As a leader in lighting design, The Lighting Practice works with some of the brightest and most proficient designers in the country. Providing cutting-edge lighting design solutions is a testament to the team’s commitment to continued learning and understanding our clients’ needs. Recently, Evan Wilson obtained his Evidence-Based Design Accreditation and Certification (EDAC) from The…

Becoming a Certified Lighting Designer: A Discussion with Al Borden at LIGHTFAIR 2019

The Certified Lighting Designer (CLD) program is a globally‐recognized, evidence‐based lighting design certification that tests professional competence over seven domains of practice. But how does the certification actually benefit lighting designers and their clients? What does the process entail? On May 21, Alfred Borden, FIALD, MIES, CLD, Rosemarie Allaire, IALD, MIES, CLD of Rosemarie Allaire Lighting…