Alfred R. Borden, founder and principal of The Lighting Practice, has received the LIT Design Awards’ 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award. Borden opened The Lighting Practice’s Philadelphia office in 1989, and has since been credited for the relighting of numerous iconic buildings and landmarks, including the Empire State Building, Madison Square Garden, Philadelphia City Hall, Thomas Edison Memorial and the Trinity Centre.
An IALD Fellow, Borden also became one of the first Certified Lighting Designers in 2016. Borden is also committed to supporting his local community in Philadelphia. Since 2002, he has worked with “Lights for the Cure” to help building owners turn their building façades pink for the Susan G. Komen cause.