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Lumen Architecture from New York designed lighting for Arthouse in Austin, Texas for which they received an Award of Excellence during this year’s Lumen Awards.

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Both a theater and department store in previous incarnations, Arthouse blurs any distinction between art and architecture.

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Its lighting both dazzles and embraces modernity through light and form.

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Despite a tight budget and strict energy allowances, the team focused on creating functionality and strong visual elements.

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The walls of the building ‘speak’, as palimpsest retains the building’s history and is now artistically punctured by LED illuminated green glass blocks that have become a signature of the building both during the day and at night.

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Every detail of the building has been carefully designed and often hand-crafted to support the creative community it represents and serves.

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Lighting Design Firm: Lumen Architecture, PLLC – Nelson Jenkins, AIA, LC, IES, LEED and Alejandro Bulaevsky

Photography: Lumen Architecture – Nelson Jenkins and Michael Moran Studio, Michael Moran

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