Foundation CLU Lighting Grant 2011

The contest proposes to question our traditional ways of providing light to the great population. The CLU Foundation wants to give a new meaning to Public lighting and to sensibilities humanity to take advantage, to share and to take ownership of all available lighting. The boundary between street lighting and the end user can disappear to become the service point of lighting to the community. Public lighting is a response to the needs of human beings, and your solutions will be the answer.

Category Other Competition / Open to Students
Type International, Idea, Open, Single-Stage
Genre Lighting
Country Montréal, Canada
Registration Deadline 2 May 2011 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 2 May 2011
Eligibility Students, interns or individuals involved in a domain related to exterior lighting/ Upcoming professionnal practices - must have 5 years or less experience and not more than 5 employees for a firm project or as an individual

Description
With this contest, the CLU Foundation wishes to give new meaning to public lighting and provoke the emergence of sensitivity to the need of mankind to benefit from the available light, to share and take ownership. The boundary between street lighting and the user can disappear to become the service point of luminous energy to the whole community. Public lighting is a response to the needs of human beings, and your solutions will be the answer.

Jury
M. Alexandre Joyce, Sustainable Development and Product Development Advisor
M. Roger Parent, Lighting Designer
M. Karel Mayrand, Sustainable Development Consultant
M. Faber Cayouette, Architect, Landscape Architect
M. Guy Galipeau, Industrial Designer

Prize
First Prize: 2,500 $ or or a 12 weeks training course with the industrial design and engineering teams of Philips Lumec
Second Prize: 1,500 $
Third Prize: 1,000 $

Entry Fee
None

Entries
PDF file (4 pages maximum, 11” x 17” format) and a Project description (1 page, maximum 100 words)

Timetable
Laureates Announcement: June 2nd, 2011

Links
Past winners

Organizer
Fondation Concept Lumière Urbaine (CLU)

Official Website
http://www.lumec.com/company/fondation_clu.html