A Cheery Choice for the Children

May 14, 2008
May 14, 2008
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A Cheery Choice for the Children

Children will want to come back again and again to the Child Center of New York, with its new, colorful design and vibrant atmosphere, complete with playful wallcoverings and non-institutional lighting fixtures. Features like two-way mirrors for observation and soundproof counseling rooms, though unseen by the children, contribute to the facility’s functionality.
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High Design and the Hybrid Center
A unique part entertainment/part power center establishment in the Arizona desert makes it possible for retailers, entertainers, and restaurants to all get together at the same place, with the same patrons. Accented by multicolored lights, inviting fireplaces, and misting system to relieve guests from the heat of the afternoon sun, the center is sure to intrigue designers and shoppers alike.
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Underground Design Reflects Above-Ground Cultural Renaissance
Recently redesigned by Diamond and Schmitt Architects, the Museum Subway Station on the Toronto Transit Commission's University Subway Line features columns based on museum artifacts, a monolithic wall finish, and a streamlined wayfinding system. New lighting fixtures and custom-designed benches round out the theme.
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Efficient Elements for Office Design
From high-efficiency rooftop mechanical units to landscape irrigation systems and waterless urinals, Smith Consulting Architects incorporated enough energy-efficient elements into its design of a San Diego office building to exceed energy standards by almost 31 percent. And the designers didn’t stop there—they also included elements to improve work conditions, such as windows that cut down noise from a nearby Marine Corps air station.
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Contemporary Research introduces the 232-Amp Stereo Mixer/Amplifier and the
IP-232 Ethernet to RS-232 Interface at the InfoComm08 show, booth C2301. The compact 232-Amp mounts directly to projectors and displays for small-room AV integration. Features include RS-232 control, one stereo and two mixing/ducking mono line inputs (perfect for wireless mics and paging), and 8 watts RMS per channel stereo amplification. The IP-232’s Ethernet port extends network RS-232 control of projectors, displays, and CR TV tuners.

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Sustainability: Lighting the Way to a Greener Planet
Environmentally sound uses of lighting and light sources help reduce overall carbon emissions and promote environmental responsibility. Learn about some efficient ways to use lighting.
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White and static lighting are no longer “typical” in architectural projects. Today’s lighting designers seek color-changing and dynamic products. Elation Architectural and Acclaim Lighting meet this demand with an array of IP-rated indoor and outdoor lighting solutions, like the X-Stick 500/1000, a RGB color mixing strip that can highlight ceilings, hallways and floor perimeters. Visit the company to see LED, solid state, submersible, cove and halogen lighting, plus low resolution video solutions and controls.

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April 16, 2008 Technology is King at D.C.'s Newseum
April 09, 2008 Research Building Goes for the Gold
April 02, 2008 Music Venue Features Spectacular Sound and Sight
March 26, 2008 Building Gets Green with Unique Lighting and Water Features
March 19, 2008 CityCenter to Showcase World-Famous Art

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