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Lighting Awards 2021

DALI Lighting Awards 2021 – showcasing the best DALI-related projects and installations around the globe

Submission deadline October 31, 2021
Submission form Submit your entry here *

* Please review all the information on this page BEFORE submitting your entry. Compared with last year, we have made several changes, including a more concise entry form to help the judging process, as well as a new set of categories.

>> View the list of Winners of the DALI Lighting Awards 2020

 


Key information

>> Categories
>> Judging panel
>> Entry criteria - Find out more about eligibility of projects
>> What information is required? - A checklist of all the information requested on the entry form

 


Categories

When submitting your entry, please choose one of the following categories. If you have any questions about which category to select, please contact us at awards@dali-alliance.org.

Category

Including (but not limited to):

Commercial / Professional Offices
Entertainment & Architectural Theatres, sports venues, decorative illumination
Healthcare & Education Medical facilities, care homes, hospitals, schools, universities, kindergartens
Industrial Factories, warehouses,  workshops, fuel  stations, horticultural, agricultural
Infrastructure Airports, ports, rail terminals, indoor parking, public buildings
Outdoor / Smart City Roads, tunnels, car parks, other outdoor amenities. Includes Zhaga-D4i Book 18 projects.
Residential Homes, apartment blocks, home offices
Retail & Hospitality Stores, hotels

The judging panel reserves the right to move an entry into a different category where there is a better chance of the project being short-listed.

 


Judging panel

Name

Affiliation

Chen Zhongli Chief Electrical Engineer, Shanghai Architectural Design and Research Institute
Markus Helle Editor-in-Chief, Highlight magazine
Mark Lien Industry Relations Manager, Illuminating Engineering Society (IES)
Jeff Shaw Arup
Tad Trylski Lighting Designer, Member of International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD)
Karen van Creveld FSLL Society of Light and Lighting (SLL)
Scott Wade Technical & Certification Manager, DALI Alliance
Matt Waring Editor, arc magazine
>> Full details of our judging panel

 

 


Entry criteria

► All types of architectural and commercial lighting projects linked with DALI technology can be nominated. We welcome projects in all geographical regions.

► Projects do not have to use exclusively DALI. Entries should explain how DALI combines with other technologies, where appropriate. Materials should explain why DALI was chosen, and the benefits achieved by using DALI (see "What information is required?" for more details). 

► There is no cost to enter.

► Entries can be submitted by any organization, whether or not they are a DALI Alliance member. Multiple entries by the same organization are permitted. Entries should provide the names/roles of all parties involved with the project, including suppliers of DALI products. 

► Entries will be rejected if products do not comply with DALI Alliance trademark usage rules. If you are unsure about this requirement, please contact us at awards@dali-alliance.org

► Eligible projects will have been completed between January 2020 and October 2021. Partially completed and ongoing projects will be considered, provided that images and tangible results are already available. Projects completed before January 2020 will not be considered.

► Judges reserve the right to move entries into different categories where there is a better chance of the project being short-listed.

► Images are required for all entries; these should be available for use without copyright restrictions. By entering you agree to publication of images and project information for promotional purposes relating to these Awards, including publication on the DALI Alliance website. Selected projects will be described in detail on our website – see examples from last year's Awards.


Submit your entry

Submission deadline October 31, 2021
Submission form Submit your entry here *

* Please review all the information on this page BEFORE submitting your entry. Compared with last year, we have made several changes, including a more concise entry form to help the judging process, as well as a new set of categories.

 


What information is required?

► Your name and email address

► Name of your company or organization

► Names/roles of all parties involved with the project, including suppliers of DALI products

► Title of project

► Location

► When was the project completed?

A reminder that eligible projects will have been completed between January 2020 and October 2021. Partially completed or ongoing projects will be considered, provided that images and tangible results are available.

►  Category (listed above)

Please choose one of the listed categories. If you have any questions about which category to select, then please contact us at awards@dali-alliance.org.

► Describe the project and explain how DALI is used – Maximum of 3000 characters (with spaces)

Your answer should describe the challenges faced when undertaking the project.

You should also include the quantity, type, and purpose of DALI devices and fixtures used.

► Why was DALI chosen, and what benefits does DALI provide? – Maximum of 3000 characters (with spaces)

Describe DALI features and functionality that were essential to the project, which could include some or all of the following: Digital lighting control; emergency lighting; colour control; sensors and other input devices; luminaire, energy and diagnostics data; networking and connectivity, including combination with other control technologies and/or systems/networks; use of D4i and Zhaga-D4i certified products.

Describe the benefits delivered by DALI, which could include some or all of the following: Dimming and colour control to achieve desired lighting schemes; wellbeing and comfort of occupants; energy usage monitoring, energy efficiency and environmental aspects; ease of installation, reliability and predictive maintenance; asset management; future proofing.

You may wish to mention feedback from customers (building owners, FMs, end users etc).

You can also list any online video links, or other relevant website links, you wish the jury to consider to supplement your entry.

► What are the key features that make your project worthy of winning a DALI Lighting Award? – Maximum of 1000 characters (with spaces)

Please help the judges to understand the key features of your project that make it stand out from the crowd. 

► Images:

At least one image is required for each entry. Up to 5 images can be submitted (maximum 10MB per file).

Images should be available for use, without copyright restrictions, for promotional purposes relating to these Awards and on the DALI Alliance website.

 


Submit your entry

Submission deadline October 31, 2021
Submission form Submit your entry here *

* Please review all the information on this page BEFORE submitting your entry. Compared with last year, we have made several changes, including a more concise entry form to help the judging process, as well as a new set of categories.