Renderings by Foster + Partners
Foster + Partners and Michal Rovner, with Simon Schama, Avner Shalev, Future\Pace, Local Projects, Samantha Heywood, David Bonnett Associates, Whybrow, and Tillotson Design Associates, are one of 10 shortlisted entrants to the United Kingdom Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre competition. Situated in Victoria Tower Gardens, adjacent to the Houses of Parliament, the new memorial will honour victims and survivors of Nazi persecution and educate future generations about the dangers of prejudice and hatred.
A public consultation is underway – the shortlisted entries can be viewed online, and will soon be displayed at various locations across the UK
TDA was honored to receive a Commendable Achievement Award for The Broad from Architectural Lighting Magazine. Suzan Tillotson, Erin Dreyfous, and Megan Trimarchi were on hand last night at Architectural Lighting's 30th Anniversary Celebration to accept the award.
TDA Founder and President, Suzan Tillotson, returned to her alma mater Louisiana State University to give a lecture and participate in a critique for the next generation of lighting designers!
Footage from last night's beautiful relighting ceremony of our Vietnam Veterans Memorial in downtown NYC.
On May 4, 1985, Mayor Edward I. Koch dedicated this plaza in honor of the 250,000 men and women of New York City who served in the United States armed forces from 1964 to 1975, especially those 1,741 who died fighting the Vietnam War. Learn about about the memorial here
Suzan Tillotson discusses how the lighting design industry is perceived today... "There is a lot more awareness of our profession today than when I entered the industry 35 years ago, back then we weren’t even listed in any RFP’s....We do now have a “seat at the table” for most RFQ’s where the project is noteworthy or important, “lighting designer “ is actually listed as a required consultant. I can remember being so proud when that first started to happen." Read her interview here
An important, yet often overlooked, player in any lighting design project is the lighting sales agent. Lighting agents operate as a bridge between designer and manufacturer. Their expertise and mediation help manufacturers sell more of their product while giving designers the lighting solution they envision. Eaton Lighting Division talked with Richard Agriss of Enterprise Lighting Sales to get his take on creative lighting design solutions and how lighting agents support the process using Lincoln Square Synagogue as a case study. You can read the article at:
Lincoln Square Synagogue won the 2016 Radiance Award at the 33rd Annual International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) International Lighting Design Awards. Principal Designer Ellen Sears spoke with Eaton Lighting about the project and what inspried its innovative features. Read the article here
TDA was honored to be award the IESNYC Award of Excellence for Lincoln Square Synagogue and an IESNYC Lumen Award of Merit for the Broad! As always we had a great time at the event and can't wait for next year!