Award of Merit winner: Cité de l'Océan et du Surf Museum
Photo Courtesy IESNYC Award of Merit winner: Cité de l'Océan et du Surf Museum

The New York City Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society presented the winners of its 44th-annual Lumen Awards Gala on June 21 at Pier Sixty in New York. More than 600 lighting design and lighting industry professionals gathered to celebrate the work of their peers. Ten awards in three categories were presented:

Two Awards of Excellence:

  • The National September 11 Memorial, New York; lighting designer: Fisher Marantz Stone, New York
  • The Rookery Building, Chicago; lighting designer: Office for Visual Interaction, New York

Six Awards of Merit

  • Cité de L'Océan et du Surf Museum, Biarritz, France
  • The High Line: Section Two, New York; lighting designer: L'Observatoire International, New York
  • Claremont University Consortium, Claremont, Calif.; lighting designer: Lumen Architecture, New York
  • Elizabeth Arden Offices, Stamford, Conn.; lighting designer: RS Lighting Design, New York
  • Martin Luther King, Jr., National Memorial, Washington, D.C.; lighting designer: David Mintz with Randy Burkett Lighting Design, St. Louis
  • Yotel, New York; lighting designer: Focus Lighting, New York

One Citation for Lighting that Supports the Architecture

  • Milstein Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y.; lighting designer: Tillotson Design Associates, New York

One Citation for Integration of Daylighting and Electrical Lighting

  • The Sidwell Friends Meeting House and Arts Center, Washington, D.C.; lighting designer: Arup, New York.