The 34th Annual International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) International Lighting Design Awards recognized 22 projects from eight countries and including interiors, monuments, façades, museums and a residence. This year’s winners represent some of the most innovative and inspiring work found anywhere in the world of architectural lighting design.

The highest point score winner across all categories, in addition to receiving an Award of Excellence for their project, receives the IALD Radiance Award for Excellence in Lighting Design. Accepting the Radiance Award for Excellence in Lighting Design was Dongning Wang, IALD, part of the project team from Beijing United Artists Lighting Design for the Harbin Opera House in Harbin, China. Below are several images from this stunning project:

Of the 22 projects recognized, three entries earned Special Citations, fourteen earned Awards of Merit and five earned Awards of Excellence.

Click here to learn more about the winning projects.