Lee H. Skolnick Architecture + Design Partnership

LHSA+DP is an integrated full-service architecture and exhibit design firm with special expertise in institutional planning and design, program development, master planning, interpretive exhibition planning and design, educational programming and graphic design. LHSA+DP has provided these services to museums, visitor centers, corporate offices, residences and educational institutions. For over thirty years, LHSA+DP has completed design and architectural planning projects for a variety of organizations. LHSA+DP clients include Aileron, the Muhammad Ali Center, SONY Wonder Technology Lab, Global Crossing, the Smithsonian Institution, the Paley Center for Media, the American Museum of Natural History, the Cooper Hewitt National Museum of Design, the Cooper Union, and the Creative Discovery Museum. Learn more at www.skolnick.com.

Leni Schwendinger Light Projects Ltd.

LSLP creates lighting environments for architectural and public spaces all over the world. These works energize architecture, landscape and infrastructure with the ultimate objective of connecting people to each other and to their surroundings. For over a decade, LSLP studio has been a magnet for professional multi-disciplinary collaborations - with project-specific design teams staffed by architects, engineers, and graphic designers committed to Leni Schwendinger's vision and perfectionist mandate. Recent projects include Chroma Streams; Tide and Traffic, a site-specific integrated light installation exploring the relationship between the flow of traffic and the changing tides below Kingston Bridge in Glasgow, Scotland. Another project, a towering landmark in Brooklyn, New York - the Coney Island Parachute Jump, designed illumination reflects calendar events and tidal patterns all-year-round. Learn more at www.lightprojectsltd.com.

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