Architect David Rockwell will deliver the keynote address at the 2nd annual Architectural Lighting Master Classes (ALMC) scheduled on Thursday and Friday, February 20 and 21, 2003 at John Jay College Auditorium, 899 10th Ave @ 58th Street, in Manhattan. Known for his inventive style and flair, Rockwell has designed many of the most interesting restaurants in New York City, including Nobu, Rosa Mexicana, Town, and Noche, as well as such hotels as Chambers, W New York, and W Union Square. He also designed the Cirque du Soleil theatre in Orlando, and the Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut. He often collaborates with lighting designer Paul Gregory of the New York-based Focus Lighting. Gregory is also one of the creative consultants for the ALMC.

Rockwell’s keynote address on the creative use of light will kick off the proceedings on Thursday, Februray 20. The preliminary schedule for the remainder of the day includes:

Overview - Paul Gregory, Focus Lighting
Lighting for Architecture: The Power of Light and Architecture - Howard Brandston, Brandston & Partnership
Concept: Creating One Emotion - Paul Gregory, Focus Lighting
Light Brush Technique - Sonny Sonnenfeld
So You Want to Light A Wall? How To Hints - Ann Kale, Ann Kale Associates
Presentation Techniques - Jonathan Speirs, Jonathan Speirs & Associates

The preliminary schedule for Friday, February 21:

De-mystifying Current Codes and Energy Management Issues & Trends in Office Lighting Design - Willard L. Warren P.E.
Color – You Will Not Believe It Unless You See It - Fred Oberkircher, Texas Christian University
Vision – Your Brain and Your Eye Do Not Always See The Things! Why? - Fred Oberkircher, Texas Christian University Architecture as Theatre - Cindy Limauro, Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama
Small & Large Concepts From Beginning to End - Jonathan Speirs, Jonathan Speirs & Associates and Paul Gregory, Focus Lighting

There will be a manufacturer’s showcase with the latest in architectural lighting products and accessories held each day at lunch time and at the end of the afternoon sessions. In addition to the information presented in the lectures, the showcase offers architects, interior designers, lighting designers, electrical engineers, and other heads of design projects, an opportunity to see how creative lighting design enhances all architectural projects.

The ALMC is organized by Sonny Sonnenfeld, in collaboration with Architectural Lighting magazine. The fee to register is $550 before 12/20/02; $595 after 12/20/02. Special association discounts are available at $495 before 12/20/02; or $545 after 12/20/02.

For additional information:
Architectural Lighting Master Classes
770 Broadway
NY, NY 10003
Attn: Christine Mendez
Tel: 1-646-654-4581, or fax 1-646-654-4597

Or register on-line at\event\730047612930