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    Take part in an 
    international celebration
    of urban lighting

    City.People.Light award contest

    The City.People.Light award contest was created in 2003 by Philips and LUCI to reward urban lighting projects that best demonstrate to rehumanize the urban environment through light and exploring ways to maximize sustainability and improve the livability in the city.
    By rewarding and putting forward cities, lighting designers, urban planners and architects worldwide that share this vision of urban lighting, the City.People.Light award globally supports in making cities more sustainable and livable.


    Watch the video of the 2014 City.People.Light awards


    See some highlights from the amazing entries in 2014’s City.People.Light awards.

    Watch the ceremony of the 2013 city.people.light ceremony

    Why join the contest?


    There’s more to the contest than just winning awards – you’ll also get the chance to showcase your work internationally, and much more. Representatives of the three winning projects will get to:


    • Meet 100 city representatives from all over the world during the Annual LUCI event
    • See your project promoted and showcased during the award ceremony, on the Philips and LUCI websites, via our social media channels, and in the professional press
    • Join the conferences during the Annual LUCI meeting and share your experience with your professional colleagues.
    People are eating in the gala dinner hosted by Guangzhou municipality
    Furthermore, the top 20 projects will be promoted in the yearly city.people.light award video. They will be promoted on the award ceremony entry wall, which will include the names of the urban designers and be seen by approximately 100 city representatives worldwide.

    Winners 2014 award contest

    The city of Leipzig in Germany has been awarded the first prize for its urban regeneration of Richard-Wagner-Platz in the 12th annual City.People.Light awards ceremony on 7 November 2014 in Dubrovnik, Croatia. The lighting design was done by lighting design office Licht Kunst Licht Bonn/Berlin, who also was awarded.


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    People’s Choice award

    The People Choice award is a new award category where the public can vote for their favorite urban lighting entry. The top 16 projects from the City.People.Light awards selected by the independent professional jury are competing for this new award.


    Your vote counts – tell us which urban lighting project is your personal favorite.

    The voting for the People Choice award starts in August 2015.

    Many projects of the contest in one image

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