Shali Mosque winner of 2021 IALD Awards of Excellence!

Shali Mosque winner of
2021 IALD Awards of Excellence!

We are very proud to announce that Shali Central Mosque architectural lighting project was selected among the 5 winners of the 2021 IALD Awards of Excellence as one of the most innovative and inspiring architectural lighting design work in the world!

The 38th IALD International Lighting Design Awards, the longest running and one of the most prestigious lighting design awards programs in existence, was held on line on June, 24 to announce its amazing winners. Twenty finalist projects from ten countries had been selected in the categories exteriors, interiors, memorials, hospitality, hospitals, retail, and places of worship. The two different levels ‘Awards of Excellence’ and ‘Awards of Merit’ are based on points allocated by an independent jury for both aesthetic and technical design achievement.

The winners of 2021 IALD Awards of Excellence are:
  • Canadian Parliament West Block - Committee Rooms | Ottaway, ON Canada | Office for Visual Interaction (OVI)
  • Central Mosque | Shali, Russia | Independent Lighting Designers
  • Kungsträdgården | Stockholm, Sweden | Light Bureau
  • NorthConnex | Sydney, NSW Australia | Lux Populi
  • Toranomon Hills Business Tower | Tokyo, Japan | Sirius Lighting Office, Inc.
Abdullah Bersaev, Yusuf Zubairaev
The panel of seven esteemed judges appointed for the 2021 IALD International Lighting Design Awards included five IALD members at various experience levels, an architect and an interior designer:

Yahui Cheng, IALD, CLD, Melbourne, Australia and Taipei;
Kristen Garibaldi, Associate IALD, New York, NY USA;
Julia Hartmann, IALD, CLD, Zurich, Switzerland;
Glenn Heinmiller, FIALD, Cambridge, MA USA;
Joe Lawton, Interior + Experiential Designer, Chicago, IL USA;
Vladan Paunovic, IALD, CLD, Copenhagen, Denmark;
Tina Turrisi, Architect, Sydney Australia.
We would like to thank the jury members for recognizing the value of Shali Mosque lighting design and congratulate all of the amazing winners of 2021 IALD International Lighting Design Awards on their stunning projects!
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