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IES Illumination Awards announced


The Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES) has granted seven Awards for Excellence and three Special Citations in the 2009 IES Illumination Awards program. The Awards program recognizes individuals for professionalism, ingenuity and originality in lighting design based on the individual merit of each entry. The Award of Excellence is presented for an exceptional contribution to the art and science of lighting design. The Special Citation recognizes superior elements of a project or, in some instances, the use of lighting as an art form.

Awards were given in the following three categories:

THE EDWIN F. GUTH MEMORIAL AWARD

FOR INTERIOR LIGHTING

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

ENTRANCE AND ATRIUM, 3 MORE LONDON RIVERSIDE

Designers: Mark Major, James Newton, Clementine Rodgers

 

MURALE

Designers: Jesse Blonstein, Julia Vandergraaf

 

MUSEUM OF ISLAMIC ARTS

Designers: Paul Marantz, Hank Forrest, Rebecca Ho-Dion, Randy Fisher

 

NOVARTIS CAMPUS RECEPTION BUILDING AND UNDERGROUND CAR PARK

Designers: Alexander Rotsch, Julia Elsaesser, Andreas Schulz

 

SHEIKH ZAYED BIN SULTAN AL NAHYAN MOSQUE

Designers: Jonathan Speirs, Keith Bradshaw, Carrie Donahue Bremner, Iain Ruxton, Sarah Wisher, Katja Nurminen, Francis Milloy, Malcolm Innes, Sandra Downie

 

SPECIAL CITATION

CO-CATHEDRAL OF THE SACRED HEART

For the Creative Use of Layers of Lighting in Niches

Designers: Andrew Powell, Hanna Son, Chip Israel

 

STAR-SPANGLED BANNER EXHIBIT

NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AMERICAN HISTORY

For Uniform Illumination of a Large Artifact from a Single Source

Designers: George Sexton Associates

 

 

THE PAUL WATERBURY AWARD

FOR OUTDOOR LIGHTING DESIGN

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

7TH COURTYARD OF BEIJING OLYMPIC GREEN CENTRAL DISTRICT

Designer: J.W. Zheng

 

SPECIAL CITATION

PENTAGON MEMORIAL

For the Lighting of an Art Form

Designers: Keith Kaseman, Julie Beckman

 

 

THE ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN AWARD

SPONSORED BY OSRAM SYLVANIA

 

 

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

THE PALAZZO RESORT HOTEL AND CASINO

Designers: Joe Kaplan, Martin van Koolbergen, Kristy Benner

 

The IES will be honoring the 2009 Illumination Award recipients at the IES Annual Conference in Seattle, WA on November 15 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel. At the event, the IES will proudly present the awards to the teams of these top ten designs. Of the 472 total entries, 272 received Awards of Merit.  For more information about the awards, visit the IES website at www.ies.org.


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