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Important Considerations for Lighting a Bridge

There has been a welcome momentum in improving pedestrian access throughout the built environment.  From simple rights-of-way connecting disparate pedestrian thoroughfares through cities, to the increasing presence of shared-use paths on highways, we have entered an age where the sole focus is no longer just automobiles; all travelers are considered. Relatedly, designers are interested in
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Elevating Workspaces: Microsoft Treehouses

Everyone knows happy employees are productive employees. And no industry has embraced this fact more completely than tech. In fact, it’s a virtual arms race to see who can make their employees the happiest. Free food. Massages. Concierge service. Whatever it takes to recruit and retain the top talent. While many companies try to create
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Integrating Lighting with Wildlife

The need for “Turtle-Friendly Amber” lights has been well-documented and well-deployed.  Up and down coasts home to sea turtle breeding grounds, great steps have been made to ensure that the hatchlings are protected from light pollution. To be Wildlife-Certified, the LED must produce a spectral distribution between the 590-610 nanometer wavelength. If you’ve ever seen
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Recap: LIGHTFAIR 2018

We had a great week at LIGHTFAIR International in Chicago earlier this month — thank you to everyone who visited our booth!  We loved hearing about your projects and discussing how KLIK products can solve design challenges. Evolution of KLIK USA Booth We received lots of great questions from visitors — below is a recap
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Illumination fit for Frank Lloyd Wright

Opened in 1964, the Gammage Memorial Auditorium on the campus of Arizona State University is one of the very last commissions Frank Lloyd Wright undertook before his death. Based on a never-produced design for an opera house he originally conceptualized for the king of Iraq, the ASU Gammage is instantly recognizable as a Wright building
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KLIK LEDpods™: Lighting Where You Need It

The California Incline is a heavily used thoroughfare that connects Ocean Avenue with the Pacific Coast Highway in Santa Monica, CA.  It serves as a key transit connection point for cars, pedestrians and bicyclists. Last year, it underwent a long reconstruction process to be brought up to seismic standards.  The updates also included an improved
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What exactly is “Daylighting?”

For the first time in 90 years, in November 2011, after many years of planning, river waters began to flow above ground in downtown Yonkers, New York. KLIK USA was fortunate to be involved in lighting pedestrian areas around the newly revitalized Saw Mill River. In urban design, the term “daylighting” describes the restoration of
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