Experts gather to pick Lux Award winners

The jury has met in London to select the winners of this year’s Lux Awards. Of the hundreds of projects and products that were submitted the judges were dealt the difficult task of whittling down an impressive shortlist to a handful of lucky winners.

The judges have travelled the length and breadth of the country to view the nominated projects and met in London, at the end of the process, to make their final decisions.

The winners will be announced at this year’s Lux Awards, which will be held on the 24th of November at a brand new venue, the glamourous InterContinental London - The O2, which sits on the Greenwich Peninsula.

As well as featuring a whole host of Lux regulars including Ray Molony (editor), Gordon Routledge (publisher), John Bullock (applications editor) and Alan Tulla (technical editor), the jury also included senior lighting figures from across the profession.

The 2016 judging panel included Chris Barnes of London Southbank University, who is responsible for monitoring and managing LSBU’s electricity, gas and water usage across the campus. The panel also featured, Alexandra Hammond associate director at Sustainability, who has led the development and implementation of the award-winning sustainability programme at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in London.

Matt Love who is Tesco’s lighting manager and is responsible for developing products, schemes and design standards across the retail giant’s whole estate also sat on the jury as well as former president of the ILP Mark Cooper, Richard Taylor of Graphic Strategy and John Rands, project manager at UK based Designs for Lighting.

Independent Lighting Consultant Greg Noble, David Mooney who is technical lead at Atkins, Simon Waldron managing director at Urban Jungle Energy and Engineering, Richard Felgate, former head of energy management at Mitchells & Butlers, Paul Meenan asset engineer at Transport for London, Graham Large who is head of architectural lighting at ChapmanBDSP and independent lighting consultant Michael Morrison, also cast their discerning eye over this year's nominations and made their selections for the golden envelope.

Their deliberations now complete the next stop is the Lux Awards, when we will find out who the panel has tapped for this year's lighting laurels. You can see a full list of nominees for this year's awards by clicking here.

  • The Lux Awards will be held on the 24th of November 2016 at The InterContinental London - The O2 on the Greenwich Peninsula. Tables are on sale now and you can find out more by clicking here.