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Lightology: Summer in Chicago
Lighting LU Offering:
Exterior Lighting Design in an Environmentally Sensitive World

Thursday, August 3rd, 2006
6:30 pm

215 W. Chicago Avenue, Chicago

Cost: $20.00 in advance,
$25 at the door

Beer, Wine, and Soda

DJ On the Roof

1 LU credit
Presenter: Randy Burkett, FIALD, IESNA, LC
Randy Burkett is the President and Design Principal of Randy Burkett Lighting Design, Inc. He has been in practice since 1978. He has designed convention centers, museums, retail malls, corporate offices, government facilities, health care centers, and building exteriors. He brings a strong background of knowledge from his previous eight years at Obata & Kassabaum as director and Vice President of the company. Randy is involved with Psychological Aspects of Lighting, metric Quality, and Office Lighting. He has authored over 40 publications, and his work is internationally known. He graduated from Pennsylvania State with a Bachelors degree in Architectural Engineering. He has also studied Advanced Architecture in England and he has won many awards for his work.
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The past decade has seen an extraordinary growth in exterior lighting. Outdoor public spaces, exterior building facades, and entire urban landscapes are being transformed with creative lighting designs. One of the most difficult challenges facing those responsible for lighting design is in creating these nighttime environments in an environmentally sensitive manner. This session will examine the role of lighting to make our outdoor spaces active and vital after dark. How can issues of dark skies, lighting trespass, nuisance glare and other related environmental concerns be addressed during the design process? What proven techniques and applications are available to frequently encountered problems? What emerging changes in codes and regulations will impact lighting designers? Case studies and examples will be used to communicate these ideas.
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