Pixar Animation Studios, Building 1
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Founded by S. Leonard Auerbach in 1972, Auerbach Glasow is one of the leading architectural lighting design and consulting firms in practice today. Working both internationally and locally, Auerbach Glasow’s project designs include interior and exterior environments for commercial and institutional buildings, cultural and educational facilities as well as residential and hospitality venues.
Auerbach Glasow offers innovative design supported by a strong technical foundation. Every project is led by one of the firm’s principals who provides design leadership and oversight that is supported by a staff of experienced managers and designers. Together, the team offers a broad range of talent and expertise. Auerbach Glasow works closely with clients to employ advanced solutions that translate architectural intent into a beautiful, functional and easily maintained lighting installation. Depending on project requirements, creative application of custom light fixture design can be utilized to respond to a project’s unique requirements.
Well-versed in sustainability and energy efficiency, Auerbach Glasow’s work incorporates the most stringent energy requirements, including ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1, International Energy Conservation Code standards, the U.S. Green Building Council LEED rating system and California Title 24. The firm’s experience with integrating electric light and daylight enhances the ability to provide sustainable solutions in collaboration with the architectural team. The firm can provide sun angle/shadow studies, shading or glazing information or work with a specialty daylighting consultant, bringing years of lighting expertise to the development of an overall daylighting strategy.
Auerbach Glasow’s hundreds of successful projects, numerous awards and long term client relationships, are the results of a client-centered philosophy that drives consistently superior design and technologically sophisticated solutions that are unparalleled in the industry.