RSA Commercial Portfolio Vol.2019.1

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Robert Singer & Associates Commercial Portfolio

Robert Singer and Associates, Inc., established in 1981, is an award winning lighting design firm specializing in high end commercial and residential projects throughout the world. RSA has offices is in Colorado and Arizona. RSA’s projects have been published in several books and magazines. Robert Singer & Associates is a member of IALD, IES, and is also a LEED Certified company.

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Desert Mountain Clubhouse

Limelight Hotel

Haus of Gaga

Scottsdale Airport Operations Center

Aspen Jewish Community Center

817 Broadway

NYLO Boutique Hotel

Dusk Nightclub

Hyatt Regency Atlanta

President Hotel

Refinery Hotel

Stay Hotel


Claiming unrivaled desert views, this clubhouse, retail space, and restaurant is the newest addition to the Desert Mountain development. Lit with a variety of linear details and recessed downlights, this desert oasis integrates indoor and outdoor spaces seamlessly to create a dynamic and comfortable atmosphere.

ARCHITECT – Drewett Works INTERIORS – Ownby Design

GENERAL CONTACTOR – Newman Builders PHOTOGRAPHY – Thompson Photographic


Featuring a signature design that will be replicated in future Limelight Hotels, this LEED certified hotel is situated on an entire main street block in Ketchum, Idaho. Acting as a community gathering hub and powerful economic driver, this modern resort space features a variety of lighting elements to create memorable spaces for any visitor.

ARCHITECTURE – CallisonRTKL INTERIORS – Rowland & Broughton PHOTOGRAPHY – Kevin Syms


Infinity mirrors, disco balls, and neon-like details give this space the show-stopping, dynamic atmosphere synonymous with Lady Gaga’s style. Color changing LED lighting throughout the space allows it to transform, embracing Gaga’s persona while a variety of downlights and linear details accent the priceless pieces showcased in the perfectly lit vitrines and display cases. Give your poker face a rest and check out this enigmatic gallery and retail space for Gaga’s residency at the Park MGM Theater.


GENERAL CONTRACTOR – Austin General Contracting PHOTOGRAPHY – Cycy Sanders & Denise Truscell


Intended to consolidate the airport operations staff, heavy equipment, and airport maintenance divisions under one roof, the Airport Operations Center was designed with a heavy focus on sustainability. Allowing for complete control of the lighting, a control system with various integrated sensors provides optimal lighting with minimal environmental impact. Setting the standard for further airport improvements, this modern building is stunning in both design and technology.

ARCHITECTURE – August Reno Architects PHOTOGRAPHY – Mark Boisclair


Harmony with the outdoors and low environmental impact were important aspects for this elegant building that functions as a Community Center, Sanctuary, School, and Retreat Center. Custom fabricated fixtures adorn the sanctuary and lobby spaces, providing ample lighting for the occupants and accenting the architectural elements.

ARCHITECTURE & INTERIORS – Arthur Chabon Architects GENERAL CONTRACTOR – Heritage Builders PHOTOGRAPHY – Steve Mundinger


Restoration of this landmark building’s façade had to be perfectly illuminated. Layers of light adorn the brick and limestone façade with uplights highlighting the columns and drawing the eye upward. Crowning the exterior is the beautifully ornate terra cotta cornice, accented with linear details allowing spectators to appreciate its intricate craftsmanship. Tenants of the renovated commercial and retail spaces can ascent to the newly created rooftop terrace to take in panoramic views of the city.

DEVELOPER – Taconic Investments Partners ARCHITECTURE – Studios Architecture EXTERIOR ARCHTECTURE – Loci Architecture GENERAL CONTRACTOR – JRM Construction Management PHOTOGRAPHY – Timothy Schenck


Featuring three distinct lobby areas, this hotel draws inspiration from its Jazz Era heritage in both design concepts and actual historic elements discovered during the remodel process. Lighting throughout seeks to highlight these unique elements as well as create comfortable and inviting spaces.

ARCHITECTURE – Stonehill & Taylor Architects INTERIORS – Dupoux Design


Dusk is a next generation nightclub located in Caesar’s Palace in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Equipped with a state of the art audio/visual system and theatrical lighting, Dusk is designed to provide an exhilarating and unique atmosphere. Two spacious dance floors are accompanied by two exclusive bars and a VIP seating area that overlooks the dance floor. A color-changing LED wall encloses the VIP area and is capable of playing low-resolution video. Theatrical lighting provides the flexibility to cater to a low- key private event or create an exciting environment exploding with music, energy, and light.

ARCHITECTURE – Sosh Architects INTERIORS – iCrave

LIGHTING COLLABORATION – SJ Lighting & RSA PHOTOGRAPHY – Eric Millstein & Stephen Lieberman


Renovations to the Hyatt Regency Atlanta Hotel hold true to the design intent of Florence Knoll and John Portman, the 1960’s American design icons and original designers of the atrium-style hotel. Focusing on strong linear elements, the contemporary take on the original design is mirrored by rectilinear lighting elements in the guestrooms, lounges, and elevator lobby. Attention is drawn to the architectural elements of the spaces by cleaver use of wall grazes and ceiling coves to accent the clean lines of the ceiling planes and wall details.

ARCHITECTURE & INTERIORS – Stonehill & Taylor Architects


Located just steps from Time Square in New York City, The Best Western President Hotel can transform from a bright and vibrant daytime setting to an intimate evening atmosphere. Patriotic theming throughout the lobby is accented by color-changing lighting elements creating a variety of moods.

ARCHITECTURE – Stonehill & Taylor Architects GENERAL CONTRACTOR – C&A Seneca Construction PHOTOGRAPHY – Gregory Goode


Located in the heart of New York City’s Garment District, the Refinery Hotel was converted from a 1912 hat factory into the new face of boutique hotels. Combining industrial interiors with its neo-Gothic façade, the spaces exude a refined elegance. Sleek linear lighting highlights the architectural forms and millwork throughout the spaces while Edison style bulbs and globe string lights provide an intimate setting for the rooftop bar. Water features, pathways, and other architectural elements are lit with fixtures designed to blend into their surroundings creating a one of a kind experience for guests.

ARCHITECTURE & INTERIORS – Stonehill & Taylor Architects


Pushing the creative envelope, this Time Square Hotel features two, multi-story, projector-based displays, setting it apart from the LED digital displays that cover Time Square. Creating these dynamic, high definition, one-of-a-kind displays was no small feat, requiring custom housings and seamlessly integrated controls. The visual impact from this impressive installation far exceeded the clients expectations and creates a unique experience for any guest.

PRODUCTION – SJ Lighting GENERAL CONTRACTOR – C&A Seneca Construction VIDEOGRAPHY – Christian Dinh

AWARD WINNERS IES Illumination Design Award:

Aspen Jewish Community Center - 2015 Buddha Bar - 2007 Quo Nightclub - 2006

Cooper Source Award:

Vessel Nightclub - 2009

Brilliance Award:

Scottsdale Airport Operations Center - 2017 Aspen Jewish Community Center - 2015

Other Awards:

Best Lighting Designer in Colorado - 2008 Best Hospitality AV Project - 2010, Stay Hotel


SCHEMATIC DESIGN DEVELOPMENT Design Development includes the complete review of all architectural drawings including: furniture plans, reflected ceiling plans, interior elevations, details, and sections. The preparation of the lighting plans are based on this review as well as meetings with clients. RSA will provide the location and types of fixtures along with preliminary concept details, imagery and optional 3D renderings, to assist clients in visualizing lighting design concepts. CONSTRUCTION DOCUMENTS Preparation of final CAD lighting plans from base drawings supplied by architect, indicating the locations, dimensions, control switching, circuitry, and type of lighting fixtures specified. Additional documentation will include conceptual lighting details, fixture specifications and schedules, control and load schedules and specifications. CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATION Construction coordination with design team and contractors to ensure proper execution of lighting design. Documentation will include revisions and continuous coordination with on-site conditions.

ON SITE SERVICES Regular on-site visits to ensure proper installation of lighting fixtures with coordination of all field conditions. Site specific mock-ups of conceptual lighting details, when requested. CONTROL SYSTEM & PROGRAMMING Complete lighting control system design including integration with daylight, audio visual control systems and security systems. Control system documentation will include load schedules, panel schedules, keypad design, and programming.

FINAL FOCUS & LEVEL SET On-site supervision and fine tuning of entire lighting system including control.

Arizona Office 6842 E. Hummingbird Lane Paradise Valley, AZ 85253

Colorado Office 655 E. Valley Road, Suite 200 Basalt, CO 81621

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