|Stephen Bernstein, IALD, IESNA|
A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, Stephen Bernstein, IALD, IESNA, is one of the founders and principals of Cline Bettridge Bernstein Lighting Design. He has been recognized with several awards, including the IESNA N.Y. Section Brilliance Award, of which he was the first recipient.
Ivan Ilyashov, AIA, is a design principal at Cannon Design with 26 years of experience as a project leader with major architectural firms and government agencies. His current projects include a design for the NYU School of Medicine Life Sciences campus and master planning for a new Bed Tower at Danbury Hospital in Connecticut.
|Anita Jorgensen, IESNA, IALD|
Anita Jorgensen, IESNA, IALD, founded Anita Jorgensen Lighting Design in 1995 and has practiced lighting design for over 20 years. Her firm is working on a number of large and small-scale projects, including museum galleries, corporate offices, trading floors, historic renovations, and medical research laboratories. She is currently an adjunct professor at Parsons the New School for Design.
|Alexander P. Lamis, AIA|
An authority on library design, Alexander P. Lamis, AIA, is a partner at Robert A.M. Stern Architects, where he manages the interiors and product design departments. His current architectural projects include the American Revolution Center at Valley Forge, Pennsylvania; the George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum in Dallas; and three buildings at Florida Southern College, a campus planned by Frank Lloyd Wright, in Lakeland, Florida.
Leni Schwendinger’s firm, Leni Schwendinger Light Projects, works with state and municipal agencies, architectural and engineering firms, museums, and event planners. Recently completed projects include the Coney Island Parachute Jump Illumination in Brooklyn, New York, and Chroma Streams: Tide and Traffic, Kingston Bridge, Glasgow, Scotland.
|Jane Stageberg, AIA|
Jane Stageberg, AIA, is a partner of Bade Stageberg Cox Architecture. In addition to residential projects in Manhattan and Long Island, BSC has worked for arts-related programs and institutions. Recently completed projects include the Art Cave, a private art gallery in Napa, California, and the newly renovated Chelsea art gallery Alexander and Bonin in New York City. Stageberg currently teaches construction technology at Parsons.
|Peter Syrett, AIA, LEED AP|
Peter Syrett, AIA, LEED AP, lectures regularly on green institutional design and is a recognized expert on green health-care and K-12 design. An associate principal at Perkins+Will, his projects include Stanford University’s Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in Palo Alto, California (goal, LEED-NC Gold certification), and the Mott Haven Charter School in Bronx, New York (goal, LEED-NC Platinum).
|Dan Wood, AIA, LEED AP|
Dan Wood, AIA, LEED AP, cofounded WORKac with Amale Andraos in 2002 and has taught with her at Princeton University’s School of Architecture since 2003. The firm’s recent projects include Public Farm 1, the 2008 winning competition entry for MoMA/PS 1’s YAP program; a new headquarters building for Diane von Furstenberg Studio; and a major new public plaza and streetscape design for the BAM Cultural District, Brooklyn, New York.