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Press kit - Press release - IESBC Announces its 2018 ‘Vision Awards’ for Best Lighting Design in BC, Canada - IESBC
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IESBC Announces its 2018 ‘Vision Awards’ for Best Lighting Design in BC, Canada 

Vancouver, Canada

IESBC

Honouring BC’s Best Lighting Designers


Vancouver, Canada, 2018-06-01 -

On May 31, the Illuminating Engineering Society of British Columbia (IESBC) awarded its 2018 ‘Vision Awards’ recipients, which honours outstanding BC lighting designers for their projects. Submissions for the ‘Vision Awards’ open yearly in January.


“The lighting projects received this year address several challenges with the use of integrated control systems to reduce energy costs, harvest daylight, and reduce light pollution, and is just the beginning of what is to come in the lighting industry,” says Robyn York, IESBC’s chair member and lighting specialist at Inform Contract. “It’s exciting to see what possibilities are evolving in the lighting industry and knowing our local professionals are well versed in the advancements of technology.”

 

This year’s Award of Merit recipients include Emily Carr University of Arts and Design (WSP Lighting Studio), Metrotown Parkade Lighting Upgrade (Smith+Andersen), and Vancouver International Airport (WSP Lighting Studio). The two Awards of Excellence were presented to UBC Museum of Anthropology (AES Engineering) and Emily Carr University of Arts and Design (WSP Lighting Studio).


The Metrotown Parkade Lighting Upgrade project received the BC Hydro Power Smart Lighting Redesign Award and UBC Museum of Anthropology received IESBC’s Vision Award.


Submissions were judged based on how well the lighting design met the program criteria and it is not a competition. IESBC’s Vision Awards’ is stage one leading up to IES’s national ‘Illumination Awards’, which will be presented on August 9 at the IES Conference in Boston, Massachusetts.


Bringing together the best of BC’s lighting professionals, IESBC offers monthly seminars to educate trade and residential designers or anyone interested in learning more about the lighting industry. For more information on IESBC, seminars and membership, visit www.iesbc.org 


For more information on the Award Categories and IESBC, please download the pdf version of the press release. 

About IESBC—
Operating for over 60 years, IES British Columbia, a section of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), is a volunteer run, not-for-profit technical society dedicated to promoting the art and science of lighting. Known as the go-to community for the newest lighting codes and by-laws, IESBC provides an environment for sharing knowledge and ideas to advance the career paths of all its members. IESBC seeks to improve the lighted environment by bringing together those with lighting knowledge and translating knowledge into actions to benefit the public and provide support for emerging lighting professionals.


ABOUT THE AWARD CATEGORIES


Interior Lighting Design

In 1902 Edwin F. Guth founded the St. Louis Brass Company and later renamed it the

Edwin F. Guth Company. Mr. Guth's profound creativity, entrepreneurialism and focus to

improve interior lighting are partially represented through 147 patents awarded to him

prior to his passing in 1962. This award recognizes exceptional interior lighting projects

that balance the functional illumination of space with the artistic application of light to

enhance the occupant's experience.


Energy and Environmental Lighting Design

The Energy and Environmental Design Award recognizes quality lighting installations in

commercial and industrial buildings that incorporate advanced energy-saving strategies

and environmentally responsible solutions into the overall design.


The BC Hydro Power Smart Lighting Redesign

BC Hydro Power Smart presents the Lighting Redesign Award to recognize local talents

that bring innovation and energy efficiency in lighting design. The Lighting Redesign

Award recognizes quality lighting redesign, or major retrofit installations in existing

commercial and industrial buildings, that incorporate advanced energy-saving strategies

and environmentally responsible solutions into the overall design, without sacrificing

visual interest.


Lighting Control Innovation

Advanced lighting control solutions can provide significant energy savings, flexibility

and other benefits in buildings. This prestigious award recognizes good lighting projects

that exemplify the effective use of lighting controls in nonresidential applications.

Guidelines suggestive of what to include in your submission are available.


Outdoor Lighting Design

The Outdoor Lighting Design Award recognizes excellence in lighting design and

application in all aspects of exterior lighting. The program celebrates achievements in

aesthetics, applied technical acumen, creative solutions to demanding site conditions and

advancements to the industry in outdoor lighting applications. The goal of the program is

to further the understanding, knowledge and function of outdoor lighting as a critical

aspect of the built environment.

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Emily Carr - The Library consists of custom pendants, recessed slotlights, and gimble lights to provide quality, low glare and warm illumination.
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Emily Carr - Recessed dimmable downlights and RGBW-DMX theatrical luminaires provides flexible lighting for the multipurpose theatre through DMX controls.
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Emily Carr -  Suspended dimmable indirect luminaires with DALI drivers and multi-circuit track lighting provides general illumination and task lighting programmed to suit each studio setup.
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Press kit | 2124-02 - Press release | IESBC Announces its 2018 ‘Vision Awards’ for Best Lighting Design in BC, Canada - IESBC - Lighting Design -  Emily Carr - The atrium’s and main corridors serves as galleries are illuminated with recessed dimmable LED slotlights with integrated multi-circuit track lighting.  - Photo credit:         Tom Arban
Emily Carr - The atrium’s and main corridors serves as galleries are illuminated with recessed dimmable LED slotlights with integrated multi-circuit track lighting.
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Press kit | 2124-02 - Press release | IESBC Announces its 2018 ‘Vision Awards’ for Best Lighting Design in BC, Canada - IESBC - Lighting Design - Emily Carr -         Recessed slotlights in soffits provided strong illumination at each building entries and aligned with interior slotlights. - Photo credit:         Silent Sama
Emily Carr -  Recessed slotlights in soffits provided strong illumination at each building entries and aligned with interior slotlights.
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Press kit | 2124-02 - Press release | IESBC Announces its 2018 ‘Vision Awards’ for Best Lighting Design in BC, Canada - IESBC - Lighting Design -         Vancouver International Airport A-B Connector -         Wall 4000K LED luminaires at 26W provided lighting at doors and 47W for roadway around the building. Extensive exterior glazing allows for significant daylight penetration. - Photo credit:         Ed White Photography
Vancouver International Airport A-B Connector -  Wall 4000K LED luminaires at 26W provided lighting at doors and 47W for roadway around the building. Extensive exterior glazing allows for significant daylight penetration.
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Vancouver International Airport A-B Connector -  The glass totem artworks and "sky" above are illuminated by internal 4000K LED spotlights and the Eagles are illuminated by RGBW LED projectors with gobos.
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Press kit | 2124-02 - Press release | IESBC Announces its 2018 ‘Vision Awards’ for Best Lighting Design in BC, Canada - IESBC - Lighting Design -         Vancouver International Airport A-B Connector  - Recessed T5 slotlights in lower ceiling and recessed directional LED downlights at high ceiling lluminates the holdrooms. Concealed linear LED strips uplight the upper structures. - Photo credit:         Ed White Photography
Vancouver International Airport A-B Connector  - Recessed T5 slotlights in lower ceiling and recessed directional LED downlights at high ceiling lluminates the holdrooms. Concealed linear LED strips uplight the upper structures.
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Press kit | 2124-02 - Press release | IESBC Announces its 2018 ‘Vision Awards’ for Best Lighting Design in BC, Canada - IESBC - Lighting Design -         Vancouver International Airport A-B Connector  - Suspended direct/indirect T5 slotlights maintained the lighting concept for the holdrooms with low and high ceiling and maintain uplighting overall. - Photo credit:         Ed White Photography
Vancouver International Airport A-B Connector  - Suspended direct/indirect T5 slotlights maintained the lighting concept for the holdrooms with low and high ceiling and maintain uplighting overall.
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Press kit | 2124-02 - Press release | IESBC Announces its 2018 ‘Vision Awards’ for Best Lighting Design in BC, Canada - IESBC - Lighting Design -           UBC Museum of Anthropology - And to 6500K in the afternoon, then warming as we move towards Sunset (image 3) - Photo credit: Ema Peter 
UBC Museum of Anthropology - And to 6500K in the afternoon, then warming as we move towards Sunset (image 3)
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Press kit | 2124-02 - Press release | IESBC Announces its 2018 ‘Vision Awards’ for Best Lighting Design in BC, Canada - IESBC - Lighting Design -          UBC Museum of Anthropology -                 The Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver provides a unique visitor experience by utilizing customized senors and architectural lighting integration simulating a natural environment.         The illumination automatically tunes from 2700K in the morning (image 1)  - Photo credit: Ema Peter 
UBC Museum of Anthropology -  The Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver provides a unique visitor experience by utilizing customized senors and architectural lighting integration simulating a natural environment.  The illumination automatically tunes from 2700K in the morning (image 1) 
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Press kit | 2124-02 - Press release | IESBC Announces its 2018 ‘Vision Awards’ for Best Lighting Design in BC, Canada - IESBC - Lighting Design -         Metrotown Parkade Lighting Upgrade -         “After” image of the parkade with new light-emitting diode (LED) fixtures. The up-lighting effect of the luminaires make the space feel safe and inviting. - Photo credit:         Dmitri Eliasov
Metrotown Parkade Lighting Upgrade -  “After” image of the parkade with new light-emitting diode (LED) fixtures. The up-lighting effect of the luminaires make the space feel safe and inviting.
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Metrotown Parkade Lighting Upgrade -  “After” image of the parkade with new light-emitting diode (LED) fixtures. Safety features, pedestrian crossings, zone color indicators, and store signage are now highly visible.
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Metrotown Parkade Lighting Upgrade -  “After” image of a parkade ramp with new light-emitting diode (LED) fixtures. Yellow safety features, stop signs, and pedestrians are now highly visible to drivers.
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