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

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 Visit the IALD website Visit the IALD International Lighting Design Awards website
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