The fifth edition of the Codega Award, the international recognition to LED solutions and lighting design excellences, was successfully attended by over 130 people from the academic and professional world.
In the wonderful setting of Villa Foscarini, on Friday 13th of October, some of the names of excellence in the world of lighting design gathered together.

The Codega Award is the international award to Lighting Design excellences which is assigned to professionals for their creativity and know-how in transforming LED technologies in new ideas. The Prize is promoted and organized by international associations such as Assodel (Italian Federation of Electronics Clusters) in partnership with IDEA (International Distribution of Electronics Association) and under the patronage of APIL (Italian Association of Lighting Professionals), AILD (Italian Association of Lighting Designers), A-PDI (Asociacion Disenadores de Illuminacion).

Watch the video of all 2017 candidates

The winners of the 5th edition – Lighting Design category

1) The first prize of the Lighting Design category went to the lighting project of the Strasbourg Cahedral by the lighting design studio Acte Lumière. “A classic setting of the project with a perfect application of lighting technics. The result represents an elegant and conservative approach of the architectural principles.”

2) The second place went to the IMX Spiral – Zeleno Park by the lighting design studio ACTLD for “an innovative project thanks to the use of “media façade” technologies realized in an architectural, creative and original way. A perfect integration between architecture and lighting technologies.”

3) The project PCK control room realized by the Lighting Design Studio Lichtvision Design was appointed with the third prize. “The project is a combination of architecture and technology following the needs of the circadian cycle. It is a Human Centric Lighting project. Dinamism becomes innovation of working areas in a creative way.”

Finally, a special mention was recognized to the German studio Licht Kunst Licht for three projects which have been considered of very high value:

  • State Parliament of Baden-Wurttemberg
  • German Ivory Museum
  • Sayn Iron Works Foundry

“This special mention goes to a global approach of lighting design that is based on innovation. Not only technological innovation, but also formal and architectural innovation. When a designing process is based on new ways of thinking, it becomes an ispiration for global lighting design.”

The Codega Awards have been assigned during Illuminotronica, the unique Italian trade show devoted to smart lightingand home and building automation, from 12th to 14th October in Padua.