Lighting News & Education

The Digital Controls Conundrum

Digital controls promise ease, efficiency and intelligence. Ease in the form of programmable scenes and automation; efficiency through sensor network feedback that helps reduce energy consumption; intelligence in the form of fixture performance monitoring and measurement.

Light & Life – Notes on Circadian Design

Light is one of the primary conditions for life; its energy feeds every living thing. Circadian design attempts to realign the built environment with the human physiological response to light that drives our sleep and waking cycles. This article provides a critical review of Circadian Design.

Queens Art Museum — Art for the Community

Litelab sat down with Brian Balderston, Exhibition Production Manager at the Queens Museum to discuss the museum’s relationship to its community, the opportunities and challenges of working in the historical World's Fair building, and strategies of exhibition and lighting design

Building Systems Integrations and the Future of Architecture

We describe how flexibility and intelligence can be introduced into architecture, coordinating various building services and trades within an aesthetic continuum sensitive to materials, form and space.

Flexibility is the Future: Towards an Architecture of Change

We explore how the development of flexible systems impacts the future of architecture and the shift away from rigidity.

Celebrating the 100 Year Anniversary of the Akron Art Museum

How the Akron Art Museum prioritizes community, diversity, and the total immersion in art through the collaboration between the curation and the artists.