Lighting

January 4, 2016, 7am PST
Thanks to Bustang, an interregional bus service that began July 13, commuters can relax in reclining, high-back chairs or choose to plug their devices into outlets and utilize wifi for the 69-mile trip between Colorado's two largest cities.
The Gazette (Colorado Springs)
May 27, 2013, 1pm PDT
Utilizing new approaches and new technologies for illuminating the built environment, lighting designers are helping to create safer, more dynamic, and more accessible cities.
The Architect's Newspaper
April 26, 2013, 10am PDT
The technological advances transforming "Edison’s 130-year-old industry" promise to revolutionize the way light is integrated in our homes, workplaces, and cities.
The New York Times
November 18, 2012, 11am PST
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.
Metropolis POV Blog
August 4, 2011, 12pm PDT
Photographer Colin Rich created this mesmerizing video of the endless urban fabric of Los Angeles at night.
Vimeo
May 26, 2011, 1pm PDT
This video from <em>Public Architecture</em> looks at three outdoor lighting displays and their impact on the public realm in San Francisco.
Public Architecture
May 10, 2011, 11am PDT
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.
Metropolis Magazine
October 8, 2010, 10am PDT
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.
ASLA's The Dirt blog
November 6, 2009, 8am PST
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.
Inhabitat
July 13, 2009, 12pm PDT
Fighting gang crime in Los Angeles is as easy as leaving the lights on at neighborhood parks.
The New York Times
March 29, 2009, 5am PDT
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.
The New Yorker