Lighting

Utilizing new approaches and new technologies for illuminating the built environment, lighting designers are helping to create safer, more dynamic, and more accessible cities.
May 27, 2013   The Architect's Newspaper
The technological advances transforming "Edison’s 130-year-old industry" promise to revolutionize the way light is integrated in our homes, workplaces, and cities.
Apr 26, 2013   The New York Times
In the wake of massive power outages in the Northeast, lighting designer Linnaea Tillett describes pre-industrial techniques for lighting and wayfinding that just might be worth revisiting.
Nov 18, 2012   Metropolis POV Blog
Photographer Colin Rich created this mesmerizing video of the endless urban fabric of Los Angeles at night.
Aug 4, 2011   Vimeo
This video from <em>Public Architecture</em> looks at three outdoor lighting displays and their impact on the public realm in San Francisco.
May 26, 2011   Public Architecture
Natural and artificial light have a significant effect on the experience of hospital patients and can actually reduce stress and hospital time, says Rosalyn Cama, an interior designer and researcher specializes in health care design.
May 10, 2011   Metropolis Magazine
Leni Schwendinger says that cities don't pay enough attention to the way lighting effects the built environment. She's currently working on the lighting for Times Square's new pedestrianized streets.
Oct 8, 2010   ASLA's The Dirt blog
Last month saw the debut of one of the world's longest footbridges, which also happens to be 100% solar-powered. 36,500 people are projected to walk across the bridge each week.
Nov 6, 2009   Inhabitat
Fighting gang crime in Los Angeles is as easy as leaving the lights on at neighborhood parks.
Jul 13, 2009   The New York Times
What light is right? How much is too much? These questions don't typically get asked in cities, as they simply rely on what they've always done. But now the Municipal Art Society in New York is bringing these issues to the table.
Mar 29, 2009   The New Yorker