Seventeen award winners representing architectural lighting design projects from nine countries comprise the winners of the 28th Annual International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) International Lighting Design Awards, recognized at a presentation held 18 May at the Crystal Tea Room in Philadelphia, PA USA. Of the 17 projects recognized (from 200 submissions), three entries earned Special Citations, eight earned Awards of Merit and six earned Awards of Excellence.

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 (shown here in photos). Accepting the Radiance Award for Excellence in Lighting Design were Andreas Schulz, IALD, and Stephan Thiele of Licht Kunst Licht AG for the Telekombridge in Bonn, Germany. This project’s award-winning qualities, as well as briefs on all other winning projects, are included in separate releases with images and credits where approval has been given.

Click here to see descriptions and photos of all of this year’s winners. Congratulations, winners!