Interview: new CIBSE President Stephen Lisk

The built environment is on the cusp of dramatic change, and CIBSE must be agile to keep up. Liza Young speaks to the Institution’s new President about the year ahead

Time to shine – BIM in lighting design

Much of the tedium can be taken out of the lighting design process by using BIM, says CIBSE’s Carl Collins – giving lighters time and opportunity to create more inspiring designs

Film noir: Avoiding sky glow in the South Downs

Lights, curtain calls and lofty ambitions were thrown into the spotlight when an old brewery was converted into a cinema in Sussex– but awards soon followed, writes Daniel Howes

Emergency lighting standards

Revised emergency lighting standards now include sections on emergency safety and standby lighting. Atkins’ David Mooney highlights what this means for designers

The new Design Museum – engineering by stealth

The minimalist architecture of the Design Museum’s new London home meant its building services had to be silent and hidden from view. Andy Pearson explains how ChapmanBDSP overcame the challenges

Taking control – approaches to power over ethernet in lighting

Power over ethernet is a hot topic in commercial lighting as the Internet of Things continues to spread its web – but not all products work the same way. Prolojik’s Asela Rodrigo explains the different approaches to this emerging technology when applied to lighting