IES Illumination Awards

 Summary

The IES Illumination Awards provides a unique opportunity for public recognition of professionalism, ingenuity, and originality in lighting design based upon the individual merit of each entry judged against specific criteria.The five award categories are parallel programs created to recognize outstanding lighting design.

IES IA Award Categories

The five award categories are as follows. A link has been provided to download the score sheet for each category. More information on the award category can be found on the IES Illumination Awards Website.

THE CONTROLS INNOVATION AWARED sponsored by THE LIGHTING CONTROLS ASSOCIATION      DOWNLOAD SCORE SHEET
THE EDWIN F. GUTH MEMORIAL AWARD FOR INTERIOR LIGHTING DESIGN      DOWNLOAD SCORE SHEET
THE PAUL WATERBURY AWARD FOR OUTDOOR LIGHTING      DOWNLOAD SCORE SHEET
THE AILEEN PAGE CUTLER MEMORIAL AWARD FOR RESIDENTIAL LIGHTING DESIGN      DOWNLOAD SCORE SHEET
THE ENERGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN AWARD sponsored by OSRAM SYLVANIA      DOWNLOAD SCORE SHEET

Award Submission

Awards are submitted online through the IES IA webpage. Following the submission period, award applications go through judging by the local section for section awards. Section Awards acknowledge commendable achievement in lighting design at the local level. After section awards, the online submissions are opened up brieftly for final editing before national judging takes place. The schedule for this years submission process can be found at the IES IA Progam Timeline Page.


Gloria Koch Leonidas Illumination Awards Dinner

In 2014, the IES Seattle/Puget Sound Section renamed the local awards ceremony "The Gloria Koch Leonidas Illumination Awards" in recognition of a friend who contributed so much to the IES both locally and nationally. This year's awards dinner will be held April 27, 2017 at the Arctic Club Hotel in Downtown Seattle. Winning projects are presented an award and contributors receive a certificate at the Annual Awards Dinner.