DALI Lighting Awards winners revealed

26th January 2021

(Online) – Inaugural DALI Awards winners announced via online ceremony.

The DALI Alliance (DiiA), the global industry organisation for DALI lighting control, has announced the winners of its inaugural DALI Lighting Awards during a virtual ceremony.

Held in association with arc magazine and the IALD, the awards celebrate the best use of DALI control solutions in international lighting projects, as well as recognising the value of delivering quality illumination to clients and end-users.

A broad range of commercial, architectural and industrial lighting projects linked with DALI technology were nominated, with entries spanning across the globe. The competition selected winners in different categories for indoor and outdoor lighting, alongside a separate category for projects employing outstanding use of Zhaga-D4i products.

Judges for this year’s DALI Lighting Awards included arc editor Matt Waring; Tad Trylski, an active member of the IALD and former chair of its industry liaison group; and Scott Wade, Technical and Certification Manager for the DALI Alliance.

“The inaugural DALI Lighting Awards have been a huge success, with a substantial number of project entries in a wide range of sizes and applications across the world,” said Paul Drosihn, GM of the DiiA. “The nominations showcase plenty of creative and technical merit with DALI being utilised to solve many unique lighting control challenges.

“Many thanks to those who participated, and huge congratulations to all of our winners.”

The winners of the 1st DALI Lighting Awards are:

Best large indoor lighting control project (using more than 500 luminaires)
Laing O’Rourke – Manchester Airport Terminal 2 Extension and New Piers (UK)

Best medium indoor lighting control project (using 65-500 luminaires)
Schuler Shook – The Leonardian Auditorium at St. Leonard’s College (Australia)

Best small indoor lighting control project (up to 64 luminaires)
Morlights – Chicago History Museum Crown Lunchroom (USA)

Best use of DALI in outdoor lighting
Helvar – Column of the Immaculate Conception (Italy)

Best use of Zhaga-D4i
Comlight – District Road 51 from Tengs to Bjerkreim (Norway)

For more expansive summaries and photography of the winning projects, and further information about the DALI Awards, visit the DALI Alliance website here.