31st Annual IALD International Lighting Design Awards Recipients Announced
July 1, 2014 - 3:20pm
Speirs + Major take the Radiance Award back to the United Kingdom.
Radiance Award for Excellence in Lighting Design: In Lumine Tuo, Utrecht, The Netherlands

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


Branz Koshien


Hiroyasu Yoshino, Associate IALD

Akari + DESIGN Assoc.

Nishinomiya, Japan


Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center


Aniket Gore

Maurice Brill Lighting Design Ltd.

Baku, Azerbaijan


Hanjie Wanda Plaza


Zheng JianWei, IALD

BIAD Zheng JianWei Lighting Studio

Hubei, China


Memorial to the Victims of Violence


Gustavo Aviles, IALD


Chapultepec Park, Mexico City, Mexico


Awards of Merit


St. Moritz Church


Douglas James


Augsburg, Germany


171 Collins Street


Paul Beale, IALD


Melbourne, Australia




Chris Cooper

Cooper Joseph Studio

New York, NY


Centennial Anniversary Hall


Izumi Yayoshi

Izumi Yayoshi Lighting Design Co. Ltd.

Sensuicho, Fukuoka, Japan


AKA Beverly Hills


Scott Hatton

Oculus Light Studio

Beverly Hills, CA


Special Citation for a Whimsical, Well-Crafted Multimedia Experience Communicating National and Religious Identity


Dragon Bridge

Dr. Tran Van Thanh, Assoc. IALD

ASA Studios

Da Nang City, Vietnam


Special Citation for an Intuitive, Interactive Lighting Experience



Maurici Gines, IALD

Artec3 Studio

Barcelona, Spain


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

LightDesign Inc.

Nagoya, Japan


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.

Himeji-Shi, Japan


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.


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