MFLD honored with 2023 Lumen Award for Trinity Church
MFLD was honored to win a Lumen Award of Merit for their work on Trinity Church Wall Street. Gabe Guilliams, Lumen Award judge writes, “This project has been executed with exceptional attention to detail, resulting in a stunning composition that truly defines the space. Having personally experienced it, I must also highlight the mesmerizing beauty of the stained glass when viewed from the outside. While not shown here, it’s a further testament to the skillful execution of this project.”
The Lumen Awards were established in 1968 by the New York City Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IESNYC) and developed to publicly recognize excellence, professionalism, ingenuity and originality in lighting design. The IESNYC announced the recipients of the 2023 Lumen Awards at the 53st annual Lumen Gala in June.
Designing Lighting Magazine features Trinity Church Wall Street
Trinity Church Wall Street is featured in the June 2023 issue of The Edison Report / Designing Lighting magazine. MFLD provided interior and exterior lighting for the rejuvenation and restoration of the Church, including a complete redesign of the architectural lighting, aimed primarily at enhancing the worship experience.
Architectural Digest features Harlem School of the Arts
The Harlem School of the Arts is featured in the February 2022 issue of Architectual Digestmagazine. MFLD provided interior and exterior architectural lighting designed to reinforce the transformation of an opaque facade into a glowing lantern as designed by architect Celia Imrey.
Metropolis Magazine features Harlem School of the Arts
The Harlem School of the Arts is featured in the October 2021 issue of Metropolismagazine. MFLD provided interior and exterior architectural lighting designed to reinforce the transformation of an opaque facade into a glowing lantern as designed by architect Celia Imrey. Click h e r e for the story!
Williams College Fellows Hall wins Architizer+ Award
We are thrilled to announce that Fellows Hall at Williams College is the 2021 Architizer A+ Awards Popular Choice Winner in the Architecture +Sustainability category. MFLD is proud of our sustainable work which includes the completion of a new Net-Zero energy residence hall at Williams College, designed by PBDW Architects.
In Design: Bank of America-Sunset Park, Brooklyn
MFLD is working with B+W Architecture on a 5,700sf interior fit-out for a flagship Bank of America branch in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. Located on the ground floor and mezzanine level of a newly completed mixed-use building, the multi-leveled, double-height space has a corner street-facing entrance. The full height glass walls require distinctive illumination in this commercial neighborhood. The lighting design provides bright, non-glare illumination for clients on both levels and reinforces the open architectural design. The project is designed to achieve LEED Certification.
In Progress: East Village Penthouse
Pictured is a cove detail from an architecture model for the 2,200sf East Village Penthouse project combining two East Village apartments in a LEED Gold certified building. When complete, this large, open plan contemporary family residence with shared spaces will include architectural and millwork-integrated lighting features. We’re pleased to be working again with architect John Lee of Workshop for Architecture, who designed the Millerton Pool House that MFLD won a Lumen Award for in 2019.
Harlem School of the Arts in New York Times
The Harlem School for the Arts was recently featured on the cover of The New York Times Arts Section. MFLD provided interior and exterior architectural lighting designed to reinforce the transformation of an opaque facade into a glowing lantern as designed by architect Celia Imrey. Click h e r e to read article.
In Progress: H.F. Guggenheim Foundation
Under construction and October 2020 is the renovation project for the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation in NYC. The library, multi-purpose and event/conference space is designed by MBB Architects. MFLD employed linear uplight/downlight pendants to model the mid-century style concrete coffered ceiling.
St. David’s School featured in Retrofit
Congrats to PBDW Architects for the great article in the Sept/October 2020 issue of Retrofit Magazineabout their project at St. David’s School. MFLD loved solving the lighting challenges for this NYC elementary & middle school housed in a former hotel. Click here for the article.
In Progress: 10 Gracie Square
This 4,700 s.f. sleek, modern tenant fitness center is being built on two basement levels of a historic apartment building at 10 Gracie Square in Manhattan. The gym features a squash court, double height cardio area with skylight, and a separate stretching room with local dimming. Direct/indirect rectangular and circular pendants provide diffuse ambient lighting throughout with track lighting at weightlifting and Pilates reformer stations to help residents to check their form in mirrors while exercising. Accent lighting at textured ceramic tiled columns, grazing lights at the double height brick feature wall, and halo lighting around mirrors bring focus to architectural features.
In Progress: Harlem School for the Arts
MFLD is working with Imrey Studio on the $9.5 million renovation of the Harlem School for the Arts. The renovation is funded by the Herb Alpert Foundation and includes a new facade, energy efficient upgrades and a new cafe and garden. Construction photos are below.
The Lumen Awards were established in 1968 by the New York City Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IESNYC) and developed to publicly recognize excellence, professionalism, ingenuity and originality in lighting design. The IESNYC announced the recipients of the 2019 Lumen Awards at the 51st annual Lumen Gala.
Grace Church School honored with AIA NY State Design Award
Congrats to MBB, who were honored with a 2019 AIA New York State Design Citation for their work at Grace Church School Athletic Center. MFLD provided lighting design for this project that included student commons, classrooms, staff offices as well as a double height gymnasium.