The National Lighting Bureau held its 3rd annual Tesla Awards presentation today at the LightFair Live stage.
Projects that promote Health and Wellness, Productivity, Safety and Security, Visual Comfort, Control of Light Pollution, Retail/Commercial Performance, and Entertainment were chosen to support the organization’s mission of advancing lighting excellence focusing on the end user’s wellbeing.
The jurors included Alessa Aguayo, LC, Well AP of Coronet, an NLB member; James Benya, PE, FIES, FIALD, Benya Burnett Consultancy; Megan Carroll, LC, MIES, Illuminations; Jean Paul Freyssinier, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Terry McGowan, LC, FIES, Director-at-Large, NLB; and James Yorgey, PE, LC, NLB.
Hosted by NLB chairperson, Mary Beth Gotti, the awards were presented to:
-800 W Fulton, Schuler Shook
-Expedia Group Headquarters, Fisher Marantz Stone
-LA Metro Willowbrook/Rosa Parks Station Improvements, Stantec
-The Daxton Hotel, Morlights
-Rotes Rathaus Subway Station Line 5, Licht Kunst Licht
Special citations were also given to Little Island, Fisher Marantz Stone; Luminous Ceilings, Schuler Shook; Steppenwolf Theatre – Liz and Eric Lefkofsky Arts and Education Center, Morlights. Honorable mentions included Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, BurroHappold and Fisher Marantz Stone; Midway Airport Security Checkpoint Expansion, Schuler Shook; Oberpollinger, Licht Kunst Licht.
Mary Beth stated, “The NLB is proud to honor the outstanding design efforts for this year’s Tesla Award winners. We are so excited to showcase creative ways to enhance the value of lighting in diverse applications.”
About the NLB
The National Lighting Bureau is an independent, IRS-recognized not-for-profit, educational foundation that has served as a trusted lighting information source. The Bureau provides its services to the public free of charge, thanks to the generous funding of the organization’s sponsors which include professional societies, trade associations, labor unions, manufacturers, and agencies of the U.S. government.