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TECHNOLOGY / UK LIGHTING DESIGN AWARDS, LONDON

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1. Exterior Lighting - Snow Hill, Birmingham by MBLD; 2. Heritage - Guildhall London Crypts by dpa; 3. Hotel and Restaurant - Hutong, The Shard, London by Into Lighting + David Yeo; 4. International Project (Exteriors) - In Lumine Tuo, Utrecht, The Netherlands by Speirs + Major; 5. International Project (Interiors) - Heydar Aliyev Cultural Centre, Baku, Azerbaijan by MBLD; 6. Small Retail - Durham Cathedral Shop by Sutton Vane Associates; 7. Workplace & Low Carbon Lighting Western Transit Shed, London by Hoare Lea Lighting; 8. Public Buildings - Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth by DHA Designs; 9. Daylight - Tate Britain Millbank Project, Phase 1, London by Max Fordham.

GREAT BRITS Over 800 of the country’s leading lighting designers, manufacturers and architects joined together to celebrate the outstanding achievements in the UK lighting industry at the Lighting Design Awards 2013 held at London Hilton, Park Lane. The big winners of the UK Lighting Design Awards were BDP who took three awards home, including the coveted Lighting Designer of the Year award for Mark Ridler. The judges said: “Mark’s work consistently excels year-in, year-out. His guiding hand has driven the success of some outstanding BDP projects this year. He preaches a common-sense approach to lighting in the numerous presentations he has delivered at industry events and his contributions to some significant guidance documents in 2013 are also worth acknowledging. Lastly, his work with the Institute of Lighting Professionals has really helped bring the industry together.”

Mark Ridler commented: “It was a great night for BDP and a big thank you to our clients for giving us great projects and to the team for delivering great design.” BDP also won ‘Lighting For Leisure’ with Edinburgh International Conference Centre, and ‘Large Retail’ with Trinity Leeds. Hoare Lea Lighting and Maurice Brill Lighting Design were hot on BDP’s heels, taking away two trophies each. Hoare Lea Lighting was rewarded twice for the Western Transit Shed project - for ‘Workplace Lighting’ and ‘Low Carbon’ categories. Dominic Meyrick, Partner and Head of Hoare Lea Lighting commented: “Winning both the

‘Workplace Lighting’ and the ‘Low Carbon’ awards is an excellent result. It shows that a good visual impression can also tick all the energy targets demanded of a modern working environment – a message which we are proud to have embodied in our own workplace.” MBLD’s work on the Heydar Aliyev Cultural Centre, Baku picked up the ‘Best Project in International Interiors’ whilst the Snowhill Living Wall, Birmingham was the winner in the ‘Exterior Project’ catagory. Into Lighting had the most nominations with six projects announced as finalists with Hutong, the restaurant at level 33 of The Shard in London, winning the ‘Hotel &

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