The GE Edison Award was presented to Cambridge, Mass.-based lighting firm Lam partners for their work at the United States Institute of Peace building in Washington, D.C.
Bill Fitz-Patrick/United States Institute of Peace The GE Edison Award was presented to Cambridge, Mass.-based lighting firm Lam partners for their work at the United States Institute of Peace building in Washington, D.C.

The 29th Annual GE Edison Awards were presented May 8, 2012, during Lightfair in Las Vegas at an evening award program and reception held at The Wynn Hotel. Twelve projects were recognized and the highest honor—the GE Edison Award—was presented to Cambridge, Mass.-based lighting firm Lam partners for their work at the United States Institute of Peace building in Washington, D.C. The 2012 winning projects were:

GE Edison Award and Award of Excellence
Project: United States Institute of Peace, Washington, D.C.
Lighting Designers: Lam Partners, Cambridge, Mass.

Award of Excellence
Project: Museum of the Bavarian Kings, Hohenschwangau, Germany
Lighting Designers: Licht Kunst Licht, Bonn and Berlin, Germany

Award of Excellence
Project: Cornell University, Milstein Hall, Ithica, N.Y.
Lighting Designers: Tillotson Design Associates, New York

Award of Merit
Project: University of Minnesota Amplatz Children's Hospital, Minneapolis, Minn.
Lighting Firm: HGA Architects and Engineers, Minneapolis, Minn.

Award of Merit
Project: Daley Library, the University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago
Lighting Designers: Schuler Shook, Chicago

Award of Merit
Project: Lighting Experience Center, Budapest, Hungary
Lighting Designers: Cerquiglini & Rossi Architecture, Varedo, Italy

Award of Merit
Project: Joe and Rika Mansueto Library, The University of Chicago, Chicago
Lighting Designers: L-Plan, Berlin, Germany

Award of Merit
Project: Confidential Trading Company, Chicago
Lighting Designers: Schuler Shook, Chicago

Award for Environmental Design
Project: University of Arizona Likins and Arbol de la Vida Residence Halls
Lighting Designers: Benya Lighting Design, West Linn, Ore., and Monrad Engineering, Tucson, Az.

Award for Residential Design
Project: Toro Canyon Residence, Santa Barbara, Calif.
Lighting Designers: Anne Kale Associates, Santa Barbara, Calif.

Special Citation
Project: Ogden High School Auditorium Restoration
Lighting Designers: Spectrum Engineers, Salt Lake City, Utah

Special Citation
Project: Louisville Second Street Transportation Project, Louisville, Ky.
Lighting Designers: Leni Schwendinger Light Projects, New York

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