Dan Flavin: Constructed Light, an exhibition at the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts in St. Louis, is a natural fit for the sublime structure designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Tadao Ando. The modestly scaled, beautifully proportioned three-level structure wraps around itself, creating a series of continuously linked interior and exterior volumes.
The bar continues to be raised. Each year the A|L Light & Architecture design awards grow steadily, and with it the range and caliber of lighting design work. Now, only in its fourth year, the program received 81 project submissions, and because of the program's structure, which enables projects to be submitted in multiple categories, there were actually 98 project reviews. The jury was busy. There were no easy “dismissals” and an equal amount of invested time was spent discussing projects that were and were