Moynihan Train Hall Welcomes The World Back To
New York City
Catch Randy Reid's conversation with Domingo, AC and Ilva as they talk him through the design process for the new Moynihan Train Hall
Design-Build Team Completes Modernization of 3 Brooklyn Subway Stations for the MTA
The three-station project was the first package in the MTA’s ground-breaking Design-Build approach to renovating subway stations.
Nine Architectural Lighting Designers Identify Innovations and Ideas for 2020 and Beyond
Studios across the country identify the advancements that are changing their practice—and the overall industry.
One of Toronto’s biggest construction projects ever is happening in the Port Lands right now. Learn more about this $1.25-billion project. This is currently one of DGA's on-going projects, led by designer Mingyu Dong!
TIME Greatest Places 2019
TIME Magazine is recognizing Tulsa's Gathering Place as one of the world's greatest places to visit in 2019. The list named the most groundbreaking travel spots across the globe and the Gathering Place is included.
LIRR Opens Upgraded Stations With Customer-Focused Improvements
New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority and Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) officials announced the opening of two newly renovated railroad stations bringing customer-focused improvements to thousands of riders.
Four IALD Members Recognized with CLD Certification
IALD is pleased to share that four members of the association, AC Hickox, IALD, CLD; Claudia Paz, IALD, CLD; and Claudio Ramos, IALD, CLD, MIES; and Ashleigh Bretherton, Associate IALD, CLD, earned their Certified Lighting Designer (CLD) certification earlier this month.
The Lighting of Tappan Zee Bridge
DGA is proud to witness the first full lighting of the Tappan Zee Bridge (AKA New New York Bridge and now the Mario Cuomo Bridge) after five years’ effort. We celebrate the achievement of our colleagues at HDR, Tappan Zee Constructors, Philips Color Kinetics and Welsbach. While there’s more work to be done in terms of aiming and scene-setting we know the finished project in 2018 will be simply stunning. Congratulations all around!
Our City Street Lighting - LED in NYC
The recent conversion of New York City street lights to light emitting diode(LED) luminaries
has raised concerns from residents who have been impacted by the change. The AMA in their report on Human and Environmental Effects of LEDs addresses the pros and cons.
Profile on Domingo Gonzalez and AC Hickox
Domingo Gonzalez and AC Hickox share leadership of New York City-based Domingo Gonzalez Associates (DGA), now in its 32nd year as lighting design consultants. Both principals are a study in contrasts, as is their firm.
A New Look for Urban Utility Structures
Utility and public-works structures in cities traditionally have a pretty uniform reputation: They’re ugly. But a new generation of projects are being designed to weave infrastructure into cities’ social fabric, offering amenities and standing as works of public art.
A New Era of Transit
Buoyed by socioeconomic trends and political will, transit projects are hatching across the U.S. – DGA has designed the lighting not only for Second Avenue Subway but also Springfield Union Station and Brightline (All Aboard Florida) as well.
2016 AL Design Awards: Korean War Veterans Memorial Bridge
Entering Nashville, Tenn., across the Cumberland River, you traverse the city’s Korean War Veterans Memorial Bridge, a 1,660-foot, clear-span, through-arch structure that was completed in 2004 and serves as the city’s gateway for more than 17,000 drivers who cross it each day.
New Rail Service Seeks Dramatic Lighting for Stations
A 50-foot, V-shaped piece of styrofoam in vacant lot in Fort Lauderdale served as the model Wednesday evening for designers testing a key element of the new Brightline train stations: lighting...
Riverfront Park and Ascend Amphitheater
For more than 30 years a thermal energy plant sat just blocks from the heart of downtown Nashville, Tenn., on the Cumberland River, burning garbage. When the plant closed in 2004, city leaders wanted to give the 11-acre site a flashy new life..
2015 AL Design Awards: Dulles Metro Rail/Silver Line...
2014 saw completion of the new Silver Line; a 23.5 mile, $2.1 billion transit system extension connecting WMATA’s existing Metrorail to Dulles Airport and serving the fast-growing Dulles Corridor.
The 32nd Annual GE Edison Awards Recognizes Nine Projects
The 32nd Annual GE Edison Awards were presented May 4, 2015, at an evening awards program and reception at the American Museum of Natural History during Lightfair, which was held this year in New York City...
2015 AL Light & Architecture Design Awards Postscript
One of the more interesting themes that emerged in reviewing this year’s entries for the AL Light & Architecture Design Awards was the number of projects that were impacted by the 2008 recession and how the downturn interrupted design, development, and construction...