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Design Talks: Lighting

Design Talks: Lighting

Design Talks: Lighting

© Boston Architectural College; Photo by Bonica Ayala

  • 12/03/2013

  • 1st Floor Meeting Room

    Boston Architectural College

    320, Newbury Street, Boston, MA

  • pce@the-bac.edu

  • $35
  • Education Programs

Making Landscape Lighting Work for Functionality and Aesthetics with Nancy Goldstein

Time: 10:30AM-12:30PM
Location: 320 Newbury St. First Floor Meeting Room
Fee: $35

Everyone notices bad landscape lighting; good landscape lighting enhances the landscape architects composition and brings added value to the end-user. This workshop will visually present dos and don'ts, delve into the science, art and craft, and provide an opportunity for participants to evaluate sample fixtures for landscape lighting applications.

Nancy Goldstein is the principal of Light Positive, located in Marblehead, MA, and has been a practicing lighting designer for over thirty years. She received her M.F.A. in Lighting Design from Boston University School of Theatre Arts, and has been on the faculties of Brandeis University, Emerson College, Endicott College, and Suffolk University/New England School of Art and Design. As a past-president of the Designers Lighting Forum/New England (DLFNE), Nancy is actively involved in greater Boston's design community. She is a frequent guest lecturer at continuing education forums and is dedicated to mentoring the next generation of lighting designers. She is also a member of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA), and is a Professional Affiliate of the Boston Society of Architects (BSA). Since 1993, Nancy has overseen the lighting of the professional gardens at the Boston Flower and Garden Show (formerly the New England Spring Flower Show). Light Positive offers lighting design and specification services for architecture, events, exhibits, and the arts, with a focus on dramatic, integrative lighting for residential landscapes and public spaces.

Faster than the Speed of Light - Changes in Interior Lighting You Need to Know with Margie McNally

Time: 6:00-8:00PM
Location: 320 Newbury St. First Floor Meeting Room
Fee: $35

The lighting industry is in the middle of a tidal wave of change. With the rapidly increasing need for energy efficient lighting, it is important for fixtures to meet certain standard criteria while providing safe, reliable, and pleasing sources both in commercial and residential applications. Lighting plays a key role in all areas of our lives. It is a critical design issue that affects function, mood, and health and safety concerns both at work and at home. Come explore the latest trends in interior lighting and how energy efficient lighting is evolving into more capable and attractive products in the market place. Light sources will be discussed, including LED technology, compact fluorescent, daylighting, sensors and controls.

Marjorie (Margie) McNally, LEED AP, is a licensed interior designer and environmental consultant specializing in sustainable design. Her approach to interior design emphasizes sustainability, resource efficiency, good indoor environmental quality, and health. Margie was the Lighting Program Coordinator for The Massachusetts Energy Star Homes program at Conservation Services Group, where she also administered the LEED for Homes pilot program. She has conducted workshops on green building including a Boston Society of Architects sponsored LEED for Homes training for architects. She has also conducted workshops on materials and healthy interior spaces at area colleges and technical high schools. Margie works as a consultant to both residential and commercial clients.