17 Best Hidden-Gem Restaurants in Southern Alberta

17 Best Hidden-Gem Restaurants in Southern Alberta

Posted by on Jul 26, 2017 in Design Trends | No Comments

Here are some Alberta spots worth seeking out when you have a day, weekend or just an afternoon to get outta dodge.

Calgary Patio Guide

Calgary Patio Guide

Posted by on Jul 18, 2017 in Design Trends | No Comments

Looking to make the most of summer? Use this tool to search more than 200 patios by location, sun factor, the direction it faces and more crucial criteria for choosing the best outdoor dining spot.

Empowered by Light

Empowered by Light

Posted by on Jun 15, 2017 in Design Trends | No Comments

An estimated 1.2 billion people worldwide do not have access to electricity, denying them many of the benefits of the modern world. Empowered by Light (EBL) believes that hope and innovation start with access to clean power. Their mission is to improve lives and the environment through renewable energy technologies. They hope to show that developing ...

L A M P 2017

L A M P 2017

Posted by on Apr 3, 2017 in Design Trends | No Comments

Lighting Architecture Movement Project (L A M P) was founded in 2013 as a group installation & exhibition showcasing light and form through the lens of architectural design. It launched its International Lighting Design Competition with a mandate of offering designers the opportunity to engage their talents in unique conceptual explorations and to connect the ...

Improved Security with PoE

Improved Security with PoE

Posted by on Mar 6, 2017 in Design Trends | No Comments

Why security practitioners should care about intelligent LED lighting BY RAY BERNARD, PSP, CHS-III ON FEB 28, 2017 New intelligent LED lighting is a big deal for facility security for these reasons: Up to 98 percent reduction in lighting electrical energy costs LED lighting projects can help fund security system initiatives Occupancy intelligent LED lighting fixture sensors ...

Lights Aid ‘smartphone zombies’

Lights Aid ‘smartphone zombies’

Posted by on Feb 20, 2017 in Design Trends | No Comments

Pavement lights have been installed at a pedestrian crossing in a Netherlands town to help smartphone users cross the road safely. The light strips are designed to catch the eye of people looking down at their device, and change colour to match traffic signals.

GLOW – Downtown Winter Light Festival

GLOW – Downtown Winter Light Festival

Posted by on Jan 11, 2017 in Design Trends | No Comments

THE CALGARY DOWNTOWN ASSOCIATION (CDA) WILL HOST ITS INAUGURAL WINTER LIGHT FESTIVAL IN CALGARY FROM FEBRUARY 17 – 20, 2017 OVER THE FAMILY DAY LONG WEEKEND.

Häagen-Dazs Timer

Häagen-Dazs Timer

Posted by on Nov 28, 2016 in Design Trends | No Comments

Just as the perfect lighting solution takes time, Häagen-Dazs ice cream needs to soften for a few minutes after you remove the carton from your freezer. Through the combination of classical music, AR and a particle physics engine, Häagen-Dazs ice cream has made waiting for ice cream to reach the perfect temperature enjoyable.

Natural light, blue light

Natural light, blue light

Posted by on Oct 6, 2016 in Design Trends | No Comments

Bruce Nauman’s ‘natural light, blue light room’ was originally exhibited 45 years ago and is one of the first examples of an architectural intervention specifically designed to disturb, unsettle and discomfit the viewer. The room serves a petri dish within which multiple gradients of two warring light sources clash, combine and confuse.

Selecting Lighting

Selecting Lighting

Posted by on Feb 9, 2016 in Design Trends | No Comments

The options people have with lighting these days are endless. Sixty7 Architecture Road asked Ned Atkinson, President of SS Lighting, about his thoughts on building automation and the profound shifts in the industry. He also presents the readers with advice for home and business owners looking to change the way their spaces are lit.