Lighting Design Awards 2020 shortlist announced

Here they are. The standout projects and products that the judges believe stand a shot at being named best in their class for 2020 and winning a coveted Lighting Design Award on Thursday 13 May 2021. They’ve been selected from over 300 entries after long and thorough deliberations by the team of senior lighting designers and architects.

Shortlisted in the category Low Budget Project of the Year: Su Vertical nos retiene | Limari Lighting Design.

Photo credit: Aryeh Kornfeld.

Architectural Luminaire Interior in association with LED Luks
The year’s most outstanding and innovative light fitting for interior environments.

  • Blade R | iGuzzini
  • DRX1 with tunable white, LensVector & RCI Control (Wireless) | Remote Controlled Lighting
  • Eyeconic range | Phos
  • G-Spot | Maerich Pte Ltd
  • IKAR | LED Luks
  • Island | Ultimate Lighting Solutions
  • Lamp ‘Lumigon’ by Flynn Talbot | Normalu Barrisol SAS
  • LC Horizon | Light Cognitive
  • Stacko – A modular luminaire | Precision Lighting Ltd
  • TOTEM – Voltra | Voltra Lighting
  • Whitegoods 20 Linear Perimeter | Inter-lux

Architectural Luminaire Exterior
The year’s most outstanding and innovative light fitting for exterior environments.

  • 3D LED Flex 200 IP66 | Radiant Architectural Lighting
  • Frame bollard | Ligman Lighting
  • HL-BLADE | GVA Lighting
  • Intono | Luce&Light
  • L column | Ligman Lighting
  • PLAZA Si | ACDC Lighting
  • V20S OPTIC & LOUVRE | Lumino
  • Xperi, Christian Flindt | Christian Flindt

Supplier of the Year

  • Control Lighting
  • Light Forms

OrlunaHotel Project of the Year in association with Orluna
Covers all hotel projects

  • Address Downtown, Dubai | Reveal Design Group
  • AnJiLaoZhuang | Beijing Pro Lighting Design Co, Ltd
  • Jumeirah Beach Hotel Renovation | UMAYA
  • The Newt in Somerset | Illuminationworks
  • The Times Square EDITION | Isometrix Lighting + Design
  • The West Hollywood EDITION | Isometrix Lighting + Design
  • TongLu Conrad | Beijing Pro Lighting Design Co, Ltd
  • TWA Hotel and Conference Center | Cooley Monato Studio

Restaurant Project of the Year
This years most innovative restaurant project

  • 14 Hills | Into Lighting
  • Endo at Rotunda | Light IQ
  • Ithaki Restaurant | ASlight
  • KOMA | Focus Lighting
  • Mariel | Focus Lighting
  • Qian Tang Restaurant | Dong Hao Lighting Design Company
  • Tattu Edinburgh | Light Corporation
  • The Top of Cloud | Gradiant Lighting Design

LEDFLEXLeisure Project of the Year in association with LEDFlex
Includes all types of leisure buildings such as sports facilities and places of entertainment

  • Boulevard Theatre | 18 Degrees
  • Edition Hotel Cabaret Paradise Club | Fisher Marantz Stone
  • Fleur Pavilia | Sirius Lighting Office Inc
  • Guangzhou Road·No.1 Courtyard in Heze | Beijing Puri Lighting Design Co, Ltd
  • Lang Jiu Jin Zun Bao | BPI
  • Lang Jiu Ren He Cave | BPI
  • No. 5, Binxi Road, Tianjin | Beijing Puri Lighting Design Co, Ltd
  • The Macallan Distillery and Visitor Experience | Speirs + Major
  • The WuLong LanBa Moss Museum | BPI

CENTRSVETRetail Project of the Year in association with CENTRSVET
Covers all types of stores from food to fashion

  • Apple Store 5th Avenue, New York | F+P
  • Boucheron Flagship Store Moscow | Light IQ
  • Gabriela Hearst, Mayfair, London | F+P
  • Gravity | Zenisk AS
  • K11 Musea | Speirs + Major
  • Louis Vuitton Maison Seoul | L’Observatoire International
  • MyZeil Frankfurt | Arup Deutschland GmbH
  • O2 designer outlet / ICON | Hoare Lea
  • RH New York | Sean O’Connor Lighting
  • Showroom Arca Guadalajara | Luz en Arquitectura
  • SKP-S Beijing | Light IQ

LAMPWorkplace Project of the Year in association with LAMP/WILA
Offices and workplaces where the lighting is people- and task-orientated

  • Architecture Library, Chulalongkorn University | APLD.Co, Ltd.
  • Autodesk | Lam Partners
  • Barings | Hoare Lea
  • Comcast Technology Center | Tillotson Design Associates
  • Covington San Francisco | Fisher Marantz Stone
  • Nanjing Huizhi Science and Technology Park | tungsten studio
  • Pixel Factory, Digital Hyundai Card | Mindseye Lighting
  • Schroders HQ | GIA Equation
  • Soho China 5G Lab | Lumia lighting design (Shanghai) Co, Ltd
  • Sunac · Guan Yue Tai | Dong Hao Lighting Design Company
  • Zurich Innovation Center Givaudan | lightsphere

Heritage and Faith Project of the Year
Covers period buildings, churches, places of worship

  • Hansom Lobby at St Pancras Renaissance Hotel | Light IQ
  • Re-lighting of interior of Norwich Cathedral | Speirs + Major
  • Tevilah Polanco | artec3 Studio
  • The upgrading lighting and renovation of the Bund | tungsten studio
  • Vanity – Jewellery Exhibition, Pompeii, Italy | Eleftheria Deko & Associates Lighting Design

Public Realm and Landscape Project of the Year
Covers exteriors and buildings and spaces open to the public

  • BUGA Fibre Pavilion | Belzner Holmes und Partner Light-Design
  • GTC Matrix | Skira
  • HuiJin International Financial Center | Beijing Puri Lighting Design Co, LTD.
  • One Excellence (Phase II) | Grand Sight Design International Limited
  • Royal Wharf Pier | DHA Designs
  • Shougang 3# Blast Furnace Museum and its affiliated structures | One Lighting Associates (Beijing)
  • The Musicon Path | Light Bureau & Simon Panduro
  • The National Memorial for Peace and Justice | Lam Partners

LutronDaylight Project of the Year in association with Lutron 
Projects that are defined by their imaginative and innovative use of natural light

  • Apple Store 5th Avenue, New York | F+P
  • Cityringen | Arup
  • Mwabwindo School | Renfro Design Group

iGuzziniIntegration Project of the Year in association with iGuzzini 
Projects where the integration of the lighting into the architecture was paramount

  • Apple Store 5th Avenue, New York | F+P
  • Embry Riddle Aeronautical University Mori Hosseini Student Union | Fisher Marantz Stone
  • English National Ballet, London City Island, UK | BuroHappold
  • Free Library of Philadelphia | Lam Partners
  • Future City Sales Centre | RDesign International Lighting, China
  • Hi-Tech & Digital Skills Centre | Michael Grubb Studio
  • RH New York | Sean O’Connor Lighting
  • SolBe Learning Center | Lam Partners
  • Tashkent City Congress Hall and Hilton Hotel Project | Arup
  • The Hub Check in Lounge | BPI
  • VoloPort Singapore | Arup Deutschland GmbH

Light Art Project of the year
Art installations using light as a major component. Includes temporary installations

  • Adobe Summit Emea 2019 Interactive Cloud Installation| Cinimod Studio
  • Fortum – Transition Tunnel | Lighting Design Collective
  • Illuminated River, London | Atelier Ten Limited
  • Light installations for the Beethoven-Year 2020 | Schultze-Müller
  • Quadrant Arcade | Aecom & Jason Bruges Studio
  • Swell | Dominic Harris Studio
  • The Grand Foyer | Ramus
  • Waterfall | Ithaca

Low Budget Project of the Year
Projects with an equipment value of under £30K or $40K

  • “Feelings” Jewelry Exhibition by Nikos Koulis | Eleftheria Deko & Associates Lighting Design
  • Ghana Pavilion | Steensen Varming
  • Liberty Science Center Vestibule | Focus Lighting
  • Rancho Valle de Bravo | Luz en Arquitectura
  • Su Vertical nos retiene | Limari Lighting Design
  • Whistler Gateway Bus Shelter | AES Engineering Ltd

DiiaEmerging Practice in association with DALI Alliance

Winner announced on the night

LITELighting Design Practice of the Year in association with LITE

Winner announced on the night

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