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educator , author , design consultant

James Lawton Nuckolls, American architectural lighting design consultant, educator, author. Member of Designers Lighting Forum (Honor award 1982), Illuminating Engineering Society (Lumen award), International Association Lighting Designers (founder, past president).

Background

Nuckolls, James Lawton was born on July 2, 1938 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of James and Gladys Leach (Wilson) Nuckolls.

Education

Bachelor with honors, University California, Santa Barbara, 1962. Master of Fine Arts, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, 1964.

Career

President & lighting design consultant Gersztoff, Nuckolls & Warfel, 1966—1970, J. Nuckolls Design Consultant, 1970—1971, Design Decisions, 1971—1974, Design Decisions Division Syska & Hennessy, 1974—1978, Inc. Consultants Ltd., 1978—1985, LuxCo & LumenCo Ltd., since 1985. Director, lighting studies program.

Coordinator Lighting Institute. Director, Master of Fine Arts degree program Parsons School Design, New School Social Research, since 1970.

Works

Membership

Member of Designers Lighting Forum (Honor award 1982), Illuminating Engineering Society (Lumen award), International Association Lighting Designers (founder, past president).

Connections

father:
James Nuckolls

mother:
Gladys Leach (Wilson) Nuckolls