We already have the 2017 Lamp Awards finalists!
At last! The jury has the verdict: 20 projects are the finalists of the Lamp Lighting Solutions Awards 2017. Do you want to know who they are?
Architectural Outdoor Lighting Category
- Jut Wave, in Taiwan; by CLDC (Ben Lin, Eason Chou and Fay Tseng)
- "Light Frieze" Kunstmuseum Basel, in Switzerland; by Multivision LED-Systeme GmbH and iart AG
- Rectoria Godmar, in Spain; by Jordi Moya Baringo (ILM BCN S.L.)
- Scott Monument External Lighting, in Scotland; by Natalie Redford, Kevan Shaw, Efi Stragali, Claire Hope, Jamie Foxen and Eric Berntsson (KSLD)
- The Australian War Memorial, in Australia; by Steensen Varming
Indoor Lighting Category
- Blackwood Studio, in Australia; by Adam Kane Architects
- Nadal al Born, in Spain; by La Invisible Lighting Design Studio (Maria Güell Ordis, Mª Josep Moliner and Clara Sierra Rubio)
- Primer Atardecer en el Pacífico. Aparcamiento Núñez de Balboa 52, Madrid, in Spain; by Clavel Arquitectos (Manuel Clavel Rojo and Luis Clavel Sainz)
- Sayn Foundry Iron Works, in Germany; by Johannes Roloff and Stephanie Jochem (Licht Kunst Licht AG)
- The Palace Museum Sculpture Gallery, in China; by School of Architecture, Tsinghua University (Chou Lien, Zhang Xin, Feng Chongli, Wang Dongning, Han Xiaowei, Du Yi, Zhao Xiaobo, Xia Juntian and Zhao Xiufang)
Urban and Landscape Lighting Category
- Dynamic Integration/Light in Transition_ Lighting for the Redevelopment of the Central Square of Kozani (Nikis Square), in Greece; by Mara Spentza
- Marstunnel Zutphen, in The Netherlands; by Herman Kuijer
- Mensaje en una Botella, in Chile; by Aquiles Pavez Toro
- Raval Km0, in Spain; by Curro Claret and Maria Güell Ordis
- Saarpolygon, in Germany; by Lichtvision
Students Proposals Category
- A rhythmic modulation; by Pakamon Panujirutt, student at HS Wismar, Germany
- Bus Lights; by Milena Rosés Lloret, student at IED Barcelona, Spain
- Elogio de la sombra; by Sergi Sauras and Pau Garrofé, students at Escola Tècnica Superior d'Arquitectura La Salle, Spain
- lighTTowers; by Arash Abbaszadeh, student at Islamic Azad University Bandar Abbas Branch, Iran
- Navidad eres tú; by Cristina Aragón Malo, student at Masterdia ETSAM Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
The standing jury, formed by the lighting designers Kaoru Mende (Japan), Gustavo Avilés (Mexico), Colin Ball (United Kingdom), Anna Sbokou (Greece) and Rafael Gallego (Spain), the architect Joan Roig (Spain), and the interior designer Stefano Colli (Italy), met twice, to select amongst the 523 projects received, the 61 projects that passed to the next stage, and finally from these 61, the 20 finalist projects, highlighting that each one is special and contributed something new in relation to the rest.
The 4 winning projects will be announced at a prize-giving ceremony held in Esplugues (Barcelona) next June 15th, where each of them will be awarded with the following amounts: Architectural Outdoor Lighting € 5,000, Indoor Lighting € 5,000, Urban and Landscape Lighting € 5,000 and Students Proposals € 1,000. The book LIGHTING CONCEPTS 2017 will be published with all the finalist projects and be given as a gift during the ceremony.
The Lamp Lighting Solutions Awards 2017 beat a 75% internationalization record, with a total of 523 projects submitted by 43 countries, and for the first time, achieve a 60% lighting designers' participation. This successful outcome shows the consolidation of these contest in the lighting industry worldwide in their 7th edition. Thank you for making the Lamp Awards possible!