Architectural Lighting Design

Barton Associates is passionate about….LIGHT!

Our award-winning Lighting Studio applies over 100+ years of combined experience in architectural lighting design with thorough understanding of electrical engineering principles to create unique and fully integrated lighting solutions. We believe in providing exceptional personal service by accentuating the client’s artistic vision without losing sight of their economic and environmental goals.  We are committed to leading the industry in sustainable design techniques and are dedicated to educating our clients on cutting-edge lighting technology.

“Located at the end of the Dickinson Walk, the bright entrance canopy serves as a beacon of light leading students towards a prominent destination for athletic and social events.” – Scott Nobel, Director of Projects, Planning & Construction. Dickinson College, The Kline Center   Read our Architectural Lighting Design Brochure

Our Architectural Lighting Design services include:

  • Interior and Exterior Lighting Design
  • Site and Landscape Lighting Design
  • Luminaire Selection and Specification
  • Custom Fixture Design
  • Control Layout and Specification
  • Photometric Analysis and Renderings
  • Daylighting Analysis
  • Energy Code Compliance
  • LEED Certification
  • Design Charrettes
  • Cutsheet Packages
  • Cost Estimating
  • Value Engineering
  • Interdisciplinary Coordination
  • Mock-ups
  • Lighting and Energy Studies
  • Luminaire Restoration Assistance
  • Emergency Lighting Solutions
  • Life Cycle Costs and Payback Analysis
  • Lighting Ordinance Development



Barton’s Lighting Studio is proud to be recognized for the third straight year by the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), which recognizes professionalism, ingenuity and originality in lighting design. Our award-winning lighting projects include the Pennsylvania State University’s Morgan Academic Center, the Pennsylvania State University’s School of Music Recital Hall and the Milton & Catherine Hershey Conservatory at Hershey Gardens.