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DESIGN 241: Landscape & Watershape Lighting

Learning Objectives

  • Use lectures, demonstrations, presentations, and hands-on field work over a 5-day period.
  • Use real products to build a real lighting design using the techniques presented in class.
  • Discuss technical issues such as voltage, wattage, color, lumens, etc.
  • Examine equipment from wiring to transformers to light fixtures.


This is an intensive 5-day, 5-evening program that will cover just about all aspects of outdoor lighting. It is learn-by-doing at its finest, led by Moyer and her team of instructors in Albany, NY. The program covers technical subjects such as electrical and heat considerations, as well as equipment details from time clocks and transformers to water-resistance and maintenance.

Time/ Credits

40:00 hrs


Janet Lennox Moyer

President of Jan Moyer Design, LLC in Scottsdale, AZ
(518) 235-4756

  • Author of The Landscape Lighting Book and She Paints With Light, Volume 2
Janet Lennox Moyer

Janet Lennox Moyer, IALD, an internationally known lighting designer. As a recipient of many design awards, she has also she judged lighting competitions, been published extensively in magazines, newspapers, and books and has taught all over the world since serving as teaching assistant for her undergraduate lighting course at Michigan State University.

Moyer’s practice has included interior, commercial, and residential lighting, but her emphasis shifted to landscape lighting in 1983. Moyer taught landscape lighting at UC Berkeley and Rutgers University in the Landscape Continuing Education for many years. Moyer had also studied plant identification, plant propagation and pathology, garden design and layout at UC Berkeley, Merritt College, and local Extension courses for years. Some of her lighting projects include of Levi Plaza (San Francisco); the Detroit Civic Center; several city blocks in downtown Tacoma, Washington for Pierce Transit and many others.