translucent wood and light installation brightens children’s hospital in australia

Via ArchDaily:  A nicely executed example of embedded lighting.  Another example of how thin plies of wood veneer can be used for translucent back lighting. For children especially, hospitals can be anxiety-inducing and overwhelming space. New media studio ENESS aims … Continue reading translucent wood and light installation brightens children’s hospital in australia

a special thanks to the US DOE

As a United States citizen, I express my deep personal thanks to the entire team at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solid State Lighting program for their vision, courage and tenacity in driving forward the entire lighting industry for the past 12+ years. The US DOE SSL recognized early in the technology cycle of LED’s — when white light LEDs barely yet existed — that they could have a tremendous impact on lowering the United States’ energy consumption.  The DOE team provided a steady hand and plenty of common sense in their approach to the nascent technology, talking with numerous … Continue reading a special thanks to the US DOE