Light

August 11, 2013, 1pm PDT
The End of Night author Paul Bogard works with photography student Jennifer Tremblay to showcase light pollution in the Shenandoah Valley town of Harrisonburg.
Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built + Natural Environments
January 18, 2013, 11am PST
Neal Peirce looks at how Philadelphia has used light to help transform the image, and fortunes, of Center City.
Citiwire
August 19, 2011, 6am PDT
A new film explores the impact of urban light pollution on humans and the natural environment, and calls on designers and planners to revise the way our cities are lit.
The City Dark
April 8, 2011, 5am PDT
This piece from <em>Places</em> discusses Los Angeles as a place difficult to wrap one's head around, and how light and darkness are so important to the city's identity.
Places
November 14, 2010, 5am PST
Researchers in Taiwan have discovered that gold nanoparticles can create luminescence in tree leaves, opening the possibility of glowing trees that cold act as streetlights.
Gizmag
January 12, 2009, 5am PST
Through festivals, lighting master plans, and creative integrations of artistic interpretations, cities across the world are harnessing the power of light to reinvigorate neglected areas and renew public interest.
The Christian Science Monitor