Gala Dinner

PLDC traditionally concludes with a Gala Dinner. The evening comprises a seated dinner and the Awards Show during which the Professional Lighting Design Recognition Awards are presented to individuals, organisations and institutions to recognize their work, actions and achievements that have contributed to the advancement of Architectural Lighting Design.

The winners of the PLDR 2017 Awards were:
Award for Best Newcomer: Bonnie Star Davis/US
Award for Best Partner in Industry: Xicato/US
Award for Research: Dr. George Brainard/US
Award for Education: Long distance Master Course by the University of Applied Sciences, Wismar/DE
Award for Best Daylighting Project: San Floriano di Gavassa church/IT by x2 architettura/IT
Award for Best New Project: Silo 468/FI by Lighting Design Collective/ES
Award at Large: The City of Abu Dhabi/AE
Award for Lifetime Achievement: Cristopher Cuttle/US