Lightfair served as the backdrop for the announcement of several annual architectural lighting design award programs including the 30th Annual IALD International Lighting Awards. The IALD Awards were presented Apr. 24, 2013, in Philadelphia, at an evening program and reception held at The Crystal Tea Room. Ten projects were recognized from a field of more than 220 entries. The Radiance Award went to Munich-based lighting design firm Pfarré Lighting Design for the HafenCity-University Subway Station in Hamburg, Germany. The full list of 2013 winning projects is:

Radiance Award
Project: HafenCity-University Subway Station, Hamburg
Lighting Designers: Pfarré Lighting Design, Munich and

D-Lightvision, Munich

Award of Excellence
Project: Silo 468, Helsinki
Lighting Designers: Lighting Design Collective, Madrid

Award of Excellence

Project: Crown Towers Eastern Entry, Melbourne, Australia
Lighting Designers: Electrolight, Melbourne, Australia

Award of Merit
Project: Burlington Arcade, London
Lighting Designers: Speirs + Major, London

Award of Merit
Project: Cité du Surf et de L’Ocean, Biarritz, France
Lighting Designers: L’Observatoire International, New York

Award of Merit
Project: Lakewood Cemetery Garden Mausoleum, Minneapolis
Lighting Designers: HGA Architects and Engineers, Minneapolis

Award of Merit

Project: Tokyo Skytree, Tokyo
Lighting Designers: Sirius Lighting Office, Tokyo and Nikken Sekkei, Tokyo

Award of Merit
Project: Sneakerology, Sydney
Lighting Designers: Electrolight, Melbourne, Australia

Award of Merit
Project: Kunming Changshui International Airport, Kunming City, China
Lighting Designers: Shanghai Grandar Light Art and Technology Co., Shanghai

Special Citation for Custom Fixtures Using Dynamic Design to Transform a Space
Project: Qatar National Convention Centre Banqueting Suite, Doha, Qatar
Lighting Designers: Light and Design Associates, London

For further information about the IALD Awards go to: http://www.iald.org/about/awards/award.asp?year=2013