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IES is expanding the impact of standards-based education by curating a unique educational tour experience. Earn 6 CEUS/AIA-HSWs at this one-day event, featuring expert-lead sessions on color and vision fundamentals and…

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The 2024 IES Light and Human Health Education Tour is a five-city North American tour expanding the impact of standards-based education. Earn 6 CEUs/AIA-HSWs at this one-day event, featuring expert-led…

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Light as Object: Importance of Aesthetics in Architecture

In recent years, architects, artists, and academics have begun implementing concepts of a new philosophical movement, Object-Oriented Ontology (OOO), into their thinking. Referencing work by Prof. Graham Harman, founder of…

2024 IES Lighting Education Tour

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On the Ecology of Lighting Design with Nancy Clanton

"It is so important to look at nature and figure out what is nature telling us,” says Nancy Clanton, PE, FIES, FIALD, LEED Fellow and CEO of sustainable lighting design…
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Light Art on Display Around the World

The interactive, light sculpture installation DANDELION by Ryotaro Muramatsu, which first bloomed in 2020 as a symbol of peace and inspiration during the COVID-19 pandemic—and has since traveled to cultural…

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Jet-Setters: Designers Discuss the Adventure of International Projects

Lighting design is an international art and science, so it’s only natural that many lighting designers become travelers by profession.
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Message: We Care

Effective wayfinding, heavy use of color and human-centric lighting helped create a soothing environment at a Montreal-area school dedicated exclusively to special-needs
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Healthy Choices: A Medical Center Leverages Lighting to Let Kids be Kids

Children’s Hospital & Medical Center, the only dedicated children’s hospital in Nebraska, had outgrown its facility in Omaha and was on...
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