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Lux Awards 2018: Projects shortlist announced


The official shortlist for the project categories in the 2018 Lux Awards has been announced in London.

Forty projects across the UK and Ireland have made the cut, including retail stores, hotels, restaurants, theatres, museums, warehouses, bridges, offices, factories…and even a train. The lighting installations will now be visited and assessed in situ by a team of expert judges. 

The shortlist for the remaining categories – including the product categories – will be announced on Friday 7 September.


Hospitality, Leisure and Faith Project of the Year

20 Stories, Manchester  |  Into Lighting

Belmond Grand Hibernian, Ireland  |  Studio-29

Brooklands Museum Aircraft Factory, Weybridge  |  Michael Grubb Studio

Places Leisure Eastleigh  |  Arup

Portsoken Pavilion, London  |  Aecom

Principal Edinburgh Hotel  |  Susan Lake Lighting Design

Refectory and Wilkins Terrace, University College London  |  BDP

Royal Academy of Music, London  |  Ulrike Brandi Licht

Southbank Centre, London  |  Max Fordham

The National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh  |  Sutton Vane Associates

V&A Members Room, London  |  PJC Light Studio



Industrial and Transport Lighting Project of the Year

JCB Heavy Products, Uttoxeter  |  Holophane Europe

Mersey Gateway, Liverpool  |  CU Phosco Lighting

Paddington Lawn, London  |  BDP

Volvo, Motherwell  |  enModus and Carbon Reduction Technology Limited

Westminster Bridge Road, London  |  Michael Grubb Studio

Wincanton Trax Park 2, Doncaster  |  Thorn Lighting


Office, Education and Healthcare Lighting Project of the Year

In association with Waldmann

33 Gutter Lane, London  |  Hoare Lea

Bloomberg European Headquarters, London  |  Foster + Partners

Oracle EMEA Block C, Dublin  |  ECI Lighting

RocketSpace, London  |  fdcreative

Scottish Parliament Debating Chamber, Edinburgh  |  Kevan Shaw Lighting Design

Smythe Library, Tonbridge School  |  BDP

The Disney Reef at Great Ormond Street Hospital, London  |  Studio EG

Duke Humfrey’s Library, Oxford University  |  Urban Jungle Energy and Engineering


Outdoor Lighting Project of the Year

In association with Pharos Controls

Alexandra Palace Telecommunications Mast, London  |  Ridge

Bottle Alley, Hastings  |  Hastings Borough Council

Hull Public Realm  |  Arup

The Crowned Stag, Chelmsford  |  It does Lighting

Newport Bridge  |  Stainton Lighting Design Services

Night of Heritage Light III – Radcliffe Camera, Oxford  |  dpa lighting consultants

Phase 1, Arts University Bournemouth  |  Michael Grubb Studio


Retail Lighting Project of the Year

Asics flagship, London  |  Into Lighting

Debenhams, Stevenage  |  Fagerhult Lighting

intu Derby Shopping Centre  |  Advanced Power & Lighting

Pets at Home roll-out  |  Luxonic Lighting

Self-Portrait Store, London  |  Lichtvision Design


Lighting for a Circular Economy Award

In association with Lumicom and Recolight

Travelodge Hotels roll-out  |  Signify

Connect Smart White  |  Carus

Altech ECO Polycarbonate  |  Albis

Stroma  |  EGG Lighting


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