Case Studies Archive

Winery’s Showcases ‘Modern Barn Concept’ with Lighting Design

// Sponsored // Silver Oak’s Alexander Valley Winery decided to conduct their state-of-the-art wine making in a modern, yet sustainable, facility...

Once a Hospital, Now a High-end Hotel

Public advocacy for preservation of historical structures has had a checkered history. It worked in New York City when violinist Isaac Stern and Jackie Kennedy led the reversal of a developer’s proposal to tear down Carnegie Hall...

An Elegant Blend of Old and New

The $115 million restoration of the Enoch Pratt Free Library, in Baltimore, Md., painstakingly recreated the stunning interior of the original 1933 building, giving visitors today the same sense of awe and wonder people experienced in that exact space nearly 90 years ago...

Lighting a Masterwork

From its commanding view atop Fairmount on the Schuylkill River, the Philadelphia Museum of Art has been a symbol of the city’s cultural status and proud historical heritage since its completion in 1928. Its main physical drawback is that there are no open adjoining surfaces...

Moynihan Train Hall

The design by architects Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM) marries utility with history and delivers the functionality of a modern transportation hub in a structure of another era. The thoughtful incorporation of natural and artificial light was critical...

Fotografiska Museum

Illuminate the interior of the museum’s restaurant, Veronika, in a manner that complements the feel of the landmarked Renaissance Revival Church Missions House, but also the award-winning illumination of its façade...

‘Balloon’ Lights Lift Soccer Even Higher

Retrofit the unusual area lights of the parking lot of Munich’s Allianz Arena to LED to match new fixtures which would be installed on the complex’s esplanade. The extensive stadium entrance area is lined by 16 oversized balloon lights...

Shape-Shifting Shed

The Shed, an extraordinary cultural space in Hudson Yards complex on the West Side of Manhattan, features a 37m telescopic shell that can extend out to create space for larger performances, as its outer shell can deploy from over the base building...

Setting the Stage for Warmth and Wellness

Wellness, fitness and medicine are all under one roof at Duda|Paine Architects’ Center for Health & Wellbeing. The firm wanted the lighting to work well with the chosen materials, and have input on how...

Music and Light Facilitate Better Int’l Entente

When Steinway & Sons, manufacturer of pianos since 1853, established its first Asia Pacific flagship store in Beijing, the company sought to create a music hall to combines its classic heritage and innovative...