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10 Questions With... Kengo Kuma

06-23 18:06

Kengo Kuma is a renowned Japanese architect and founder of Kengo Kuma & Associates, which employs over 150 architects in Tokyo and Paris.

Eco-Focused Resort, Marina Coming to Cortez, Fla.

06-23 17:22

CORTEZ, FLA.—A new recreational focused resort and marina is coming to Cortez from the developer behind Mirabella, the LEED Platinum certified, 160 home, adult community in nearby Bradenton, Fla. The 148 cottage community, named Hunters Point Resort and Marina, will also feature 49 boat slips, a public marina and community center, all designed to provide a modern, e...

HyLite Retrofit Lamps Now Available in 347V & 480V Models

06-23 17:00

ROCK HILL, S.C.—HyLite LED Lighting, a division of ARVA, LLC, announced the expansion of its retrofit lamp product lines with new 347V & 480V options. These new high voltage models are available in the HyLite LED Omni-Cob, Arc-Cob, & Lotus series sizes 20W and up. The new models replace metal halide and high pressure sodium lights up to 1000W.

Packaged LED news: Samsung, Lumileds, Bridgelux, Everlight

06-23 16:54

Samsung announces mid-power 3030 packaged LED hits 220-lm/W efficacy level while Lumileds expands its Level 2 strategy, and Everlight and Bridgelux begin IP squabble.

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh Enlists Local Artists To Design Postcards

06-23 16:45

This summer, Kimpton Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh is partnering with local artists to encourage guests to unplug and revisit the art of handwritten travel postcards. The downtown boutique hotel invited three Pittsburgh-based artists to wander its whimsical and adventure-inspired space in the city’s iconic Beaux Arts-style James H. Reed Building?to draw?inspiration for conc...

Retail Projects by DFROST for essence and Swarovski

06-16 18:05

Latest retail architecture projects by DFROST for essence and Swarovski.

7 Inventive Fixtures Cast New Light on Wood

06-16 18:03

Wood Light Three dimmable LED pendant in walnut plywood and steel by John Beck Steel.

Lighting Controls Association Develops Controls Education Resources for California Community College System

06-16 17:54

In a recent press release, “The Lighting Controls Association (LCA)has announced a new partnership with the California Community College System (CCCS) to educate tomorrow’s electrical workforce about energy-saving lighting controls throughout California.”The collaboration will ensure educational training for the electrical contracting workforce.

Marco Beach Ocean Resort Recertified as Florida Green Lodge

06-16 17:51

MARCO ISLAND, FLA.—The award-winning Marco Beach Ocean Resort, located along the Gulf of Mexico’s famous white-sand beaches, has been recertified as an environmentally friendly destination, receiving a Two-Palm rating from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection’s Green Lodging program.

U.S. Consumers Want More Tech in Hotels

06-16 17:48

U.S. consumers are more likely to show up, shop, eat, and stay at businesses that offer more technology and hotels are no exception, according to a recent survey of 1,000 consumers commissioned by commercial tablet and engagement company, Bouncepad.

W Bellevue Powers Up With Industry’s First Video Game

06-16 17:44

NEW YORK–To power up the opening of W Bellevue in Washington, W Hotels Worldwide, part of Marriott International, is taking the hotel guest experience to the next level–literally. With its newest hotel set in the heart of one of the country’s renowned tech hubs, the brand on June 15 pressed play on the industry’s first ever video game, Belle the Bear. The game offers ...

121 Seaport Office Tower Uses Elliptical Design for Energy Efficiency

06-15 18:09

June 13, 2017 Green Building 121 Seaport, Boston, CBT Architects, chilled beam system, David Nagahiro, elliptical, leed, LEED Platinum, Phil Casey, rainwater catchment system, renewable-energy, Skanska USA

Greenbuild KB Home ProjeKt Awarded Top Project of the Year from Environmental Leader

06-15 18:04

We already know that building sustainable homes in 2020 will have different requirements than it does today. But what does it look like in 2050? The Greenbuild KB Home ProjeKt envisioned the future of sustainability, outperformed 2020 requirements and even stretched imagination to think out to the year 2050.

Sunny and Welcoming Home with Colorful Artistic Expression

06-15 17:56

The renovation of this old bungalow in Australia and its contemporary addition is carried out by Arent & Pyke design studio, and it’s possessing the very difficult to achieve a balance between modern and homey, artistic and functional, cozy and dynamic.

Urban Solar LED Systems Now UL Listed

06-15 17:40

BEAVERTON, ORE.—Urban Solar announced that all of its solar powered LED systems are now UL Listed. This listing covers all transit-related lighting products as well as all commercial solar LED lighting systems for applications including pathways, roadways, parking lots, and general illumination.

Horticultural LED system brings vertical farming to biomass crops (VIDEO)

06-15 17:35

Smart Grow Systems launches SSL family for vertical-farming applications ranging from cannabis to hops to orchids that have typically been grown in single layers

KIDO Sushi Bar by DA architects

06-14 18:32

Entwining craft artistry, simple Asian design and eminent elegance in one eclectic, breathtaking interior The Kido Sushi Bar by DA Architects presents us with a magnificent example of contemporary interior design.

Lucifer Lighting Opens New York City Pop-Up Showroom

06-14 18:21

San Antonio-based Lucifer Lighting has opened a 3,000 square foot pop-up showroom for the month of June in New York City’s SoHo. The temporary location is open for the month of June.

Antwerp Havenhuis brings nautical sparkle with Tridonic and Multiline LED products

06-14 18:01

Tridonic supplied linear LED-based light engines that Multiline integrated in custom luminaires that fit the unique and irregular architecture of the dramatic new Havenhuis Port Authority building in Antwerp.

Expedia Launches Tool To Showcase Hotels’ Local Landmarks

06-14 17:33

Seattle, Wash.–Expedia, Inc., the world’s largest online travel company, today announced EPC Points of Interest, a new tool available in Expedia Partner Central (EPC) which allows properties to create a custom list of cultural landmarks, activities, and experiences in their local neighborhoods that can be viewed on their property’s listing.

Phoenix Custom Builder Revamps Leadership

06-13 18:39

The ownership change turns Venue Builders into Genova-Detwiler Custom Builders.