James Newton

Lightfair was the backdrop for the announcement of the 31st Annual IALD International Lighting Design Awards. The IALD Lighting Design Awards were presented June 4, 2014, during Lightfair in Las Vegas, at an evening program and reception held at the Renaissance Las Vegas Hotel. Sixteen projects were recognized from a field of more than 200 entries. The Radiance Award went to London-based lighting design firm Speirs + Major for the project “In Lumine Tuo,” in Utrecht, The Netherlands.
The full list of 2014 winning projects is:
Radiance Award
Project: “In Lumine Tuo,” Utrecht, The Netherlands
Lighting Designers: Speirs + Major, London
Award of Excellence and Sustainability
Project: Venture Capital Office Building, Menlo Park, Calif.
Lighting Designers: Sean O’Connor Lighting Design, Beverly Hills, Calif.
Award of Excellence
Project: Red Bull Music Academy, New York
Lighting Designers: Tillotson Design Associates, New York
Award of Excellence
Project: Heydar Aliyev Cultural Center, Baku, Azerbaijan
Lighting Designers: Maurice Brill Lighting Design, London
Award of Excellence
Project: Hanjie Wanda Plaza, Hubei, China
Lighting Designers: BIAD Zheng JianWei Lighting Studio, Beijing
Award of Excellence
Project: Memorial to the Victims of Violence, Chapultepec Park, Mexico City
Lighting Designers: Lighteam, Mexico City
Award of Merit
Project: St. Moritz Church, Augsburg, Germany
Lighting Designers: Mindseye Lighting, London
Award of Merit
Project:  171 Collins Street, Melbourne, Australia
Lighting Designers: Electrolight, Melbourne, Australia
Award of Merit
Project: Starlight, New York
Lighting Designers: Cooper Joseph Studio, New York
Award of Merit
Project: Centennial Anniversary Hall, Sensuicho, Fukuoka, Japan
Lighting Designers: Izumi Yayoshi Lighting Design, Tokyo
Award of Merit
Project: AKA Beverly Hills, Beverly Hills, Calif.
Lighting Designers: Oculus Light Studio, Santa Monica, Calif.
Special Citation for a Whimsical, Well-Crafted Multimedia Experience Communicating National and Religious Identity
Project: Dragon Bridge, Da Nang City, Vietnam
Lighting Designers: ASA Studios, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Special Citation for an Intuitive, Interactive Lighting Experience
Project: BruumRuum!, Barcelona
Lighting Designers: Artec3 Studio, Barcelona
Special Citation for a Highly Responsive Lighting Design Solution for the Delicate Needs of a Critical Care Environment
Project: Light for NICU at Nagoya Daini Red Cross Hospital, Nagoya, Japan
Lighting Designers: Lightdesign, Tokyo
Special Citation for the Elegant Integration of Indirect Dynamic Lighting
Project: Wall Illumination Fantasy of Piole Himeji, Hyogo, Japan
Lighting Designers: Uchihara Creative Lighting Design, Tokyo
For further information about the IALD Awards go to: http://ialdawards2014.conferencespot.org/