Sixteen award winners representing architectural lighting design projects from 10 countries were honored at the 31st Annual International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) International Lighting Design Awards, June 4, 2014, at the Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel in Las Vegas. Of the 16 projects recognized, four entries earned a Special Citation, five earned Awards of Merit and seven earned Awards of Excellence.
"The IALD received more than 200 submissions, drawn from all over the world,” said IALD International Lighting Design Awards Chair Rosemarie Allaire. “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."
The highest point score winner across all categories, in addition to receiving an Award of Excellence for his/her project, receives the IALD Radiance Award for Excellence in Lighting Design.
Accepting the Radiance Award for Excellence in Lighting Design was Keith Bradshaw of Speirs + Major for In Lumine Tuo in Utrecht, The Netherlands.
Awards of Excellence
Venture Capital Office Building
Excellence + Sustainability
Sean O’Connor, IALD
Sean O’Connor Lighting Design Inc.
Menlo Park, CA
Red Bull Music Academy
Suzan Tillotson, IALD
Tillotson Design Assoc.
New York, NY
Hiroyasu Yoshino, Associate IALD
Akari + DESIGN Assoc.
Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center
Maurice Brill Lighting Design Ltd.
Hanjie Wanda Plaza
Zheng JianWei, IALD
BIAD Zheng JianWei Lighting Studio
Memorial to the Victims of Violence
Gustavo Aviles, IALD
Chapultepec Park, Mexico City, Mexico
Awards of Merit
St. Moritz Church
171 Collins Street
Paul Beale, IALD
Cooper Joseph Studio
New York, NY
Centennial Anniversary Hall
Izumi Yayoshi Lighting Design Co. Ltd.
Sensuicho, Fukuoka, Japan
AKA Beverly Hills
Oculus Light Studio
Beverly Hills, CA
Special Citation for a Whimsical, Well-Crafted Multimedia Experience Communicating National and Religious Identity
Dr. Tran Van Thanh, Assoc. IALD
Da Nang City, Vietnam
Special Citation for an Intuitive, Interactive Lighting Experience
Maurici Gines, IALD
Special Citation for a Highly Responsive Lighting Design Solution for the Delicate Needs of a Critical Care Environment
Light for NICU at Nagoya Daini Red Cross Hospital
Hiroyasu Shoji, IALD
Special Citation for the Elegant Integration of Indirect Dynamic Lighting
Wall Illumination Fantasy of Piole Himeji
Satoshi Uchihara, Associate IALD
Uchihara Creative Lighting Design Inc.
Judges for this year's awards included:
Faith Baum, IALD, Illumination Arts LLC, Bloomfield, NJ
Golsana Heshmati, Associate IALD, Callison, NY
Gerd Pfarre, FIALD, Pfarre Lighting Design, Munich, Germany
Jennifer Pieszak, IALD, Pieszak Lighting Design, Brookline, MA
Kevan Shaw, IALD, KSLD, Edinburgh, Scotland
Guy Smith, AIA, Guy Smith Architecture/Lighting, Los Angeles
Charles Stone, FIALD, Fisher Marantz Stone, New York City
Judging took place at the IALD Headquarters office in Chicago in December 2013.