Building Design+Construction readers and editors select their top building products for...read more
FabricAir’s ceiling-hung fabric duct and Ellumi Lighting’s bacteria-killing lights are among the...read more
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The new lights will save Willis Tower more than 70% in antenna-lighting energy costs.
The earliest American malls didn’t offer much in the way of natural light; the big selling points...read more
In the real estate industry, understanding how our buildings are used is critical to understandin...read more
Bjarke Ingels Group creates words and numbers using light.
Design elements such as colored-glass room dividers and distinctive curvatures in the carpet, cei...read more
The SpectraLoc LED blue-spectrum high-bay fixture converts harmful blue light under 500 nanometer...read more
JW Marriott Minneapolis Mall of America. Photo courtesy JW Marriott
By varying an LED luminaire’s color temperature, it is possible to mimic daylighting, to some ext...read more
LED lighting in the catwalk shining down on the relit main arena floor during warm up prior an NBA game. Photo: Musco Sports Lighting
Lighting retrofit of Orlando’s Amway Center slashes energy costs
As part of its two-year restoration and renovation, Duke University’s David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library deployed LED lighting in a variety of ways—as spots, for reading areas, and to illuminate larger spaces—to help optimize the building’s energy performance. ©Robert Benson Photography
As LED lighting sources proliferate, AEC firms are more diligent about validating performance bef...read more
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The light is fitted with just two LEDs and uses custome-engineered lenses to spread the glow....
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There has been a rapid improvement and availability of LED products as primary light sources in m...read more
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The technology measures light levels, humidity and temperature, motion, and sound.
Decorative OLED fixtures brighten the lobby of the Irondequoit (N.Y.) Public Library. Passero Associates was project manager and architect of record; Concord Electric, the lighting contractor. Photo: Donald Cochran Photography.
LEDs still have room for improvement. That may explain why this technology has yet to be challeng...read more
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The requirements would effectively eliminate incandescent and halogen bulbs.
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Only LEDs meet this efficiency level today.
Blue LED lights above the High Trestle Trail Bridge in Madrid, Iowa. Photo: Phil Roeder/Creative Commons
Twenty-three items open for public review through Oct. 4
Philips City Farm Research Center, Eindhoven, The Netherlands. Photo courtesy Philips
A research center in The Netherlands is testing the latest techniques in urban farming.
While first generation LED lighting fixtures were basically your standard incandescent or fluores...read more
"Real-time weather data [makes] the light move, and articulate the architecture of the building to give it a sense of elegance and presence,” lighting designer Bruce Ramus said. Rendering courtesy Lend Lease Group
The tower will be illuminated by 164-foot-tall beams of LED light based on weather updates from t...read more
The project, named Lichtgrenze (or Border of Light), makes for a colossal art installation dividi...read more
New division rounds out building systems services offerings for the Manhattan-based consulting fi...read more
Building Teams are employing a range of creative solutions—from evaporative cooling to novel hot/...read more
Streetscape project includes monumental gateway portals, LED signage, and a new plaza, fire pit,...read more
From a crowd-funded smart shovel to a why-didn’t-someone-do-this-sooner scheme for managing traff...read more