lamp awards 2011

Saturday 2, October 2010

lighting awards for professionals and students

33000 € in prizes.

Light is a fundamental element of life and a key aspect of any architectural project. Prizes will be awarded to projects that have successfully met the architectural lighting needs of an interior or exterior space, having created a positive synergy between architecture, interior design, landscaping and lighting. The Lamp Lighting Solutions Awards value the creativity, innovation and sustainability of lighting projects, regardless of the manufacturer or the brand of lights used in the project.


1. ARCHITECTURAL EXTERIOR LIGHTING: lighting projects for exterior illumination such as: facades, sport facilities, monuments, canopies, etc.

2. INTERIOR LIGHTING: lighting projects for interior illumination such as: shops, restaurants, museums, exhibition halls, single buildings, offices, etc.

3. URBAN AND LANDSCAPE LIGHTING: lighting projects for urban illumination such as: squares, roundabouts, avenues, streets, parks, bridges, etc.

4. STUDENTS PROPOSALS: this year’s theme is “Nomads”; lighting projects for mobility areas such as: airports, harbors, metro, bus and tram stations, taxi stands, bicycle stops, etc. Only idea-based projects will be accepted.

*Keep in mind that the projects must incorporate innovation and sustainability elements in all categories.
*Entertainment lighting and light design projects will not be accepted.


The jury will determine 4 finalists in each category and 4 winners:

Architectural Exterior Lighting Award: 10.000 €
Interior Lighting Award: 10.000 €
Urban and Landscape Lighting Award: 10.000€
Students Proposals Award: 3.000 €

The jury’s verdict will be announced at a special evening event in Barcelona during the month of June 2011. The award cannot be declared void or granted “ex aequo”. The LIGHTING CONCEPTS ’11 book will include the finalists’ projects. The finalists must hand in all the necessary graphic material required for the book. The author of the photographs must be indicated.


Any lighting designers, architects, urban planners, interior designers, engineers, landscapers or students who are authors of a lighting project. There are no restrictions on age, nationality or place of residence.

*Lighting distribution companies are not allowed to participate.
*Projects submitted in previous Lamp Lighting Solutions Awards will not be accepted.

We accept all types of architectural lighting projects whose building works have been finished between 01.01.09 and 31.12.10; regardless of the manufacturer or the brand of lights used in the project. Each contestant can participate in all the categories, with a maximum of 2 projects per category.

Contestants must submit their projects, prior registration, between 01.11.10 and 28.12.11.

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