The 30th Annual IALD International Lighting Design Awards honor the best architectural lighting projects

News Infurma06/05/2013
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The International Association of Lighting Designers, IALD, has announced the winners of 30th Annual IALD International Lighting Design Awards. Ten award winners representing architectural lighting design projects from nine countries. The award ceremony took place on April 24, in the Crystal Tea Room in Philadelphia (USA).

Radiance Award - Hafencity-University Subway Station - Hamburg

Of the ten projects recognized, one entry earned the Randiance Award, two were recognized with the Excellence Award, six earned Awards of Merit and one earned a Special Citation. Rosemarie Allaire, IALD, IALD International Lighting Design Awards Chair, shared her excitement about this year's award-winning projects. “The IALD received more than 220 submissions, drawn from all over the world, for this landmark year in the IALD Awards program. These projects were intriguing and inspiring; it was an honor to witness so many creative and innovative lighting projects from our talented industry. Each of these projects demonstrates unique and distinctive design solutions to enhance the architectural experience.

Excellence Award - Silo 468 - Helsinki

Excellence Award - Crown Towers Eastern Entry - Melbourne

The 10 winners were:

RADIANCE AWARD

Project: HAFENCITY-UNIVERSITY SUBWAY STATION
Principal Designer: Gerd Pfarré, FIALD; Pfarré Lighting Design
Location: Hamburg, Germany

EXCELLENCE AWARD

Project: SILO 468
Principal Designer: Tapio Rosenius, IALD; Lighting Design Collective
Location: Helsinki, Finland

Project: CROWN TOWERS EASTERN ENTRY
Principal Designer: Paul Beale, IALD; Electrolight
Location: Melbourne, Australia

MERIT AWARD

Project: BURLINGTON ARCADE
Principal Designer: Andrew Howis; Speirs + Major
Location: London, UK

Project: CITÉ DU SURF ET DE L’OCEAN
Principal Designer: Hervé Descottes; L’Observatoire International
Location: Biarritz, France

Project: LAKEWOOD CEMETERY GARDEN MAUSOLEUM
Principal Designer: Tao Ham, IALD; HGA Architects + Engineers
Location: Minneapolis, MN USA

Project: TOKYO SKYTREE
Principal Designer: Hirohito Totsune, Associate IALD; Sirius Lighting Office Inc
Location: Tokyo, Japan

Project: SNEAKEROLOGY
Principal Designer: Paul Beale, IALD; Electrolight
Location: Sydney, Australia

Project: KUNMING CHANGSHUI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Principal Designer: Dr. Xin Yingjie; Shanghai Grandar Light Art + Technology
Location: Kunming City, China

CITATION AWARD for Custom Fixtures Using Dynamic Design to Transform A Space

Project: QATAR NATIONAL CONVENTION CENTRE BANQUETING SUITE
Principal Designer: Lee Prince, IALD; Light and Design Associates
Location: Doha, Qatar

THE IALD INTERNATIONAL LIGHTING DESIGN AWARDS : A TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE

As the longest-running award program recognizing architectural lighting design excellence, receiving an IALD award nod is universally heralded as the top honor in the lighting design industry.

The results of the 30th Annual Lighting Design Awards underscore the IALD's commitment to recognizing quality lighting as defined by both aesthetic and technical expertise. As project focus and lighting codes mandate a shift in paradigm to lighting that is sustainable and maintainable, rigorous judging criteria ensures the IALD International Lighting Design Awards remains relevant, mirroring the global design environment. Over the years this program has become an industry benchmark, setting the bar in a position that requires adherence to the highest quality lighting design parameters.

2013 IALD INTERNATIONAL LIGHTING DESIGN AWARD JUDGES

The judging process is an integral part of the awards program, and the IALD is delighted to have secured a fantastic panel of judges this year, including:

  • DAVID BIRD, FIALD, 2B DESIGNED PTY LTD, MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA
  • MORGAN GABLER, IALD, GABLER-YOUNGSTON, ATLANTA, GA USA
  • ELIZABETH GILLMOR, ASSOCIATE IALD, GROUP14 ENGINEERING INC, DENVER, CO USA
  • DAVID HARLAN, AIA, ARCHITECTS LLC, NEW HAVEN, CT USA
  • KENTA BACAS HOSAKA, AIA, XSXL OPEN STUDIO INC, CHICAGO, IL USA
  • MITCHELL KOHN, FIALD, MICHELL B. KOHN LIGHTING DESIGN, HIGHLAND PARK, IL USA
  • GREGG MACKELL, IALD, 186 LIGHTING DESIGN GROUP INC, DENVER, CO USA

Source: IALD

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