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Articles and Presentations

LRC Director Mark Rea, PhD, gave an invited address at the 2009 Professional Lighting Design Convention in Berlin, where he articulated the principles of sustainability and placed lighting design and science in that context. The following is a copy of Dr. Rea’s PowerPoint presentation from that address.

Also at PLDC, Berlin 2009, DesignWorks progam leader Patricia Rizzo presented "Fire and Ice — The Lighting of a Smokestack and Its Riverfront," a look into Troy, New York's Hedley District Lighting Master Plan.

Featured in the Jan/Feb 2007 issue of Ultimate Home Design, this article by Patricia Rizzo focuses on lighting design principles providing accessibility, flexibility, and aesthetics for everyone—including those with disabilities.


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