Commercial & Residential Landscape Lighting, the Artistic vs. Prescriptive Approach
ON-FLOOR WORKSHOP
WEDNESDAY - SEPTEMBER 25
11:30 am - 12:00 pm | SESSION # W1
EDUCATION TRACK
Lighting Design
TARGET AUDIENCE
Architects | Lighting Designers | Landscape Architects | Other End Users
AUDIENCE LEVEL
Beginner | Intermediate | Advanced
QUALIFIES FOR
0.5 AIA LU; 0.5 BOMI CPD; 0.5 IDCEC; 0.5 IES
Jim PlyPresidentOak Crest Landscape & Lighting
Kathryn TothPrincipalTheia Lighting Design, Inc.
ABOUT THE SESSION

The International Landscape Lighting Institute (ILLI) educates and informs professionals how to complete artistic designs in commercial and residential environments. Learn how the prescriptive approach to landscape lighting differs from the artistic approach. Determine how to fulfill statutory light level requirements while beautifying the environment and landscape in large and small projects.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
  • Learn the importance of contrast and cohesion in the design.
  • Understand how competing adjacent lighting impacts the overall design and light levels.
  • Learn the importance of glare and how to properly shield light sources.
  • Understand how to meet safety and navigation requirements with an artistic eye.
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
Jim Ply
President
Oak Crest Landscape & Lighting

Jim is a seasoned landscape and lighting designer with over 34 years of experience. His award winning designs are the result of his passion, attention to detail and strong client relationships. Creating outdoor spaces that are often described as "magical' by using light to create art in the landscape environment.

Kathryn Toth
Principal
Theia Lighting Design, Inc.

Kathryn is an experienced Lighting Designer who strives to create artistic lighting solutions for architectural and landscape environments including retail, commercial, and high-end residential clientele. Her designs improve the visual atmosphere enhancing the unique character of the space while meeting design criteria, budget, and timelines for projects around the globe.






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