Firm

2019


Queen Mary University of London School of Geography: Dixon Place, NY, NY; What's Light Got to Do With It? 


2018


Light Symposium KTH: Light and Architecture: Stockholm Sweden; What Keeps Me Up at Night?


2017


TX Society of Architects Design Conference: Austin, TX. Other Worlds: Chasing the Light & Other Mysteries.


The Oyster Seminar: Stockholm, Sweden; Human Nature.


The New York City Department of Design and Construction: New York, NY; Why Light?


2016


Concordia University: Montreal, Canada; An Entirely Different Kingdom: Light, Night, and the City.    


ASLA: Ecologically Sensitive Lighting Design & Improving Ecology in the City


Universidade Nova de Lisboa: Lisbon, Portugal; The Emotional Value of Light: Identity and Culture.


The New York Botanical Garden: New York, NY; Lighting with Intention.


2015


New School Grad Institute for Design: What’s light got to do with it? Dignity, Mood & Magical Thinking.


The Rural Studio and Auburn University: Newburn and Auburn, AL; What's Light Got to Do With It?


ASLA: Chicago; Combining Forces: Collaborative Efforts btwn Landscape Architects & Lighting Designers.


Int’l Assoc. of Lighting Designers, Enlighten Americas 2015: Baltimore, MD; Planning from the Ground Up.


ASLA TX: Planning from Ground Up: An Alternative Approach to Contemporary Lighting Master Planning


Parsons | The New School: How Light Connects the Civic, the Poetic & the Psyche in the Urban Landscape.


University of Virginia School of Architecture: Charlottesville, VA; Inside-Out.


Parsons The New School for Design: New York, NY; Aftertaste 2015: Inside Imagination.


2014


Imagining Light: Bogota, Colombia; Planning from Ground Up: An Alternative Approach to Traditional Master Planning.


University of Virginia; Candles & Liquid Light: Reflections on Lost Technologies and the Poetry of Place.


Newel Galleries: NY, NY; Candles & Liquid Light: Reflections on Lost Technologies & the Poetry of Home.


2013


The Van Alen Institute: Columbia University;  Let There be Night Panel Discussion.


PechaKucha Evening: The Garrison, Garrison, NY.


University of Virginia School of Architecture: Charlottesville, VA; More Than Meets the Eye.


McGill University: Montreal, Canada; A Little Tact and Skill.


2012


Museum of the City of New York: New York, NY; The Practice of Everyday Light.


Canadian Center for Architecture, 2nd Int’l Congress, Keynote: Finding Atmosphere/Making Ambiance


NY Decoration & Design Building, Fall Market: NY, NY; How to Change a Light Bulb: a New Poetics of Home.


2011


Goethe-Institut New York at Cabinet Magazine: Brooklyn, NY; Bulbs, Tubes, Beams, and Cobraheads.


Professional Lighting Design Convention: Madrid, Spain; Grounding practice: Speculations on Affect & Env.


Institute for Urban Design: Urban Design Week 2011, New York, NY; How can the city be better illuminated?


lluminating Engineering Society Annual Convention: Mexico City, Mexico; In-Site.


2010


Light Symposium 2010: Stockholm Sweden; Why Light.


The University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign: School of Architecture; Under Light.


2009


Orensanz Summer Museum: Conversations at the Island; Matter/Light.


Modern House Day Symposium: Modernism Moves Forward; Under Light.


Asia Society: Mumbai, India; Under Light: the Psychology, Aesthetics and Sustainability of Luminous Space.


AEC World Expo, 361˚ Conference, Mumbai, India; Lighting & Urban Initiatives.


2008


Fête des Lumières of Lyon; The Emotional City.


The Architectural League of New York; New York Designs 2008: Threshold.


The Feltman Lecture Series: Cooper Union; City Night: Altered States.


2007


The Battery Bosque; Recapturing Nature’s Abundance.


The Architectural League of New York; Visual Processes and Architectural Environments.


2006


Canadian Center for Architecture; Urban Fear: What’s Light Got to Do with It.


Museum of the City of New York; Urban Fear.


Columbia University; Waterfront: Edge or Surface?


2004


European Lighting Design Association; Revitalization of Industrial Sites & Lighting Design + Sustainability.


2003


International Facilities Managers Association; Lighting and Conservation.


1999


Parsons the New School for Design; Lighting the Landscape.


1998


National Pedestrian Conference; Lighting for Aesthetics and Safety-Achieving a Walkable Community.


1997


Institute of Traffic Engineers Conference; Transportation and Sustainable Communities.


New Jersey Transportation Conference; TransAction.