The International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) has named two new members to its College of Fellows; lighting designers Glenn Heinmiller, Principal, Lam Partners, Cambridge, Mass., and Steven Rosen, Principal, Available Light, Salem, Mass. The announcement was made during the Association’s annual IALD Enlighten Americas conference held Oct. 8-10, 2015, in Baltimore.
This award of distinction is given to those members of the IALD “for [their] valuable contribution to the art and science of lighting design, and for their continued service to the IALD.” Fellows must be a professional member of the IALD and have a minimum of ten years of experience.
Glenn Heinmiller, FIALD
Heinmiller’s work has focused on electric and daylighting solutions for a wide range of award-winning commercial, institutional, and civic projects, including the U.S. Institute of Peace and the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts.
He serves as the Chairman of the IALD Energy and Sustainability Committee and has been instrumental in steering the IALD’s sustainability initiatives, as well as helping to coordinate the review of and contribution to standards, regulations, and rating systems development so that lighting is properly represented. He is a LEED Accredited Professional and also serves as a USGBC Subject Matter Expert.
Heinmiller is also NCQLP Lighting Certified and a member of the International Dark Sky Association. He has taught at the Boston Architectural College, and lectures and writes on the subjects of light pollution control, lighting codes, and lighting energy efficiency.
His design work has received a number of prestigious lighting awards including an IALD Award of Excellence, two Architectural Lighting Magazine Outstanding Achievement Awards, and the GE Edison Award.
Steven Rosen, FIALD
Rosen’s background is in theatrical lighting. In 1992, he established his firm Available Light to be able to combine the two disciplines of theatrical and architectural lighting into a singular design practice. His work has won a number of design awards including the LDI Lighting Designer of the Year Award, the first ever IALD Radiance Award and an AL Light & Architecture Design Award for the Rotunda for the Charters of Freedom, National Archives Museum, in Washington, D.C.
An active member of the IALD, he is presently the President of the IALD Education Trust, and is passionate in ensuring a bright future for the next generation of lighting designers.