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More than 150 projects and products were entered in this year's Lighting Design Awards, which show what a key part lighting plays in the realisation of a successful building projects

EXTERIOR LIGHTING AWARD SPONSORED BY PHILIPS HUNGERFORD BRIDGE, LONDON Speirs and Major was the lighting designer for Lifschutz Davidson's splendid footbridges. Lowlevel lighting is in blue cold cathode, with CDM-T lamps fitted with spread lenses hidden in the structural nodes to provide high-level lighting. Judges called the project 'subtle yet dramatic'.

HERITAGE AWARD SPONSORED BY REGGIANI APOLLO VICTORIA THEATRE, LONDON Hoare Lea Lighting used nearly 83,000 LEDs to recreate the effect of an underwater palace at less than 5 per cent of the original running cost.

TRANSPORT AWARD SPONSORED BY CONCORD: MARLIN WHITEHAVEN MARINA BDP Lighting used a layered approach in this scheme intended to enliven the depressed town, improve lighting and withstand the weather.

LEISURE AWARD SPONSORED BY ILIGHT CHANCERY COURT SPA, LONDON Tranquility and calm are the keynotes of Lighting Design International's scheme, where a luxury feel combines with a low maintenance budget.

WORKPLACE AWARD SPONSORED BY WILA VICTORIA EXCHANGE, MANCHESTER Lighting designer Arup went for a multi-faceted, high-level secondary reflector mirror system in this unconventional solution that not only copes with 24-hour working but also complements architect David Lyons and Associates' bold design.

RETAIL, RESTAURANTS AND HOTELS AWARD SPONSORED BY HACEL THREADNEEDLES HOTEL, LONDON In this Grade II-listed banking-hall interior, Lighting Design International has used an approach that matches tradition with the contemporary nature of the hotel.

SMALL PROJECTS AWARD SPONSORED BY KINGFISHER SAINT PETER AND SAINT PAUL'S, EXTON 'A simple idea well executed' was the judges' verdict on BDP Lighting's scheme, which concentrated on the lighting of three monuments, keeping costs down.

PUBLIC BUILDINGS AWARD SPONSORED BY OSRAM IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM NORTH, MANCHESTER Almost every luminaire was custom-made in this project, in which Connell Mott MacDonald and DHA Design Services created the atmosphere needed for the realisation of architect Daniel Libeskind's powerful vision.

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