The 2021 Casambi Awards is now open for entries!

Please notice that the 2021 Casambi Awards are closed. The winners will be announced at the Casambi Summit 4th March.

Are you passionate about lighting and would like to get visibility for both yourself and your project?  Submit your nomination for the 2021 Casambi Awards! 

What do I gain out of this? 
You get to promote your project for Casambi’s extensive follower base. As well as this, your project will be looked over by by our very influential jury of press, lighting design and lighting industry legends.

What can I win? 
Besides the prestigious title of “award winner” in your CV, you can win visibility for your project with a two-page spread in arc magazine, one of the lighting industry’s most well-known publications. 

The procedure 
To participate in the 2021 Casambi Awards, please fill in the following form and submit it together with 4-10 photographs. Please note that you must have permission to use the photos that you wish to submit. 

Casambi Awards Entry Form

What type of project can be nominated? 
You are free to nominate any types of architectural lighting projects that include Casambi technology, and it can be as many projects as you like. The project has to be at least in the final installation phase, if not completed, and there are no categories nor any restrictions on the project’s location. You can also nominate projects as a group. 

Who can submit a nomination? 
It doesn’t matter if you are a lighting designer, electrical consultant, architect, interior designer, commissioning engineer, or just a general influencer as long as you are passionate about the project and know how the project came about. 

What does it cost? 

We accept project entries until the 15th of February 2021. The sooner the entries are sent, the more visibility they will get, so don’t delay! 

Winners will be announced at Casambi Summit 4th March 2021. 

The 2021 Casambi Awards jury 

Kai Piippo 
Head of Design

Light Bureau Sweden 
Kai Piippo is a Stockholm based award winning lighting designer and Head of Design of Light Bureau Sweden. Kai began his career within theatre lighting and founded Sweden’s first architectural lighting design company Ljusarkitektur AB – currently part of the Light Bureau. He has received 17 lighting awards, among other the Swedish Lighting Award 2008, 2012 and 2013 for the lighting design of the K: five, The footsteps of the giants and Royal Library Annex. 

Pavlina Akritas 
Associate Lighting Designer 
Pavlina has a broad range of experience in developing holistic and authentic lighting design that integrates natural and electrical lighting solutions. She is passionate about the design of museums and art galleries and has worked on a wide range of international projects including the Broad Museum in Los Angeles (USA), the Jumex Musuem in Mexico City (Mexico), the Royal Academy of Arts (UK) and the The Albukhary Foundation Gallery of the Islamic world at the British Museum (UK). In June 2017 she was name one of the Top 50 Women in Engineering Under 35 by the Telegraph and in May 2018 one of the 40 Under 40 Young Lighting Designers globally. In October 2019, she was selected as one of the top 100 Most Influential Women Leaders in Engineering UK and Europe by the Financial Times and Inclusive Boards. She is one of the protagonist of ‘This Is Engineering’ campaign which seeks to rebrand engineering for people aged 13-18. 

Andrea Nava 
Managing Director 
ERCO Italy 
Andrea Nava started his career in 1991 with experiences in Generali, ICCREA, Enel, Cariboni and from 2006 is running the Italian branch of ERCO, architectural lighting leading company, closely collaborating with architects and professional lighting designers. With a passion for architectural lighting, Andrea Nava is closely involved in ERCO’s projects like the Dome of Milan, Brera Museum and Prada Foundation in Milan, Uffizi Gallery in Florence, the Roman Forum and the National Modern Art Gallery in Rome. “Perception-orientated lighting design, implemented in the context of efficient visual comfort, is our mission!” 

Marc Juarez 
Technical Director Europe 
Seoul Semiconductor 
Marc Juarez is an Industrial Engineer and entrepreneur passionate about LEDs and lighting in general. He was born in lighting with the LED revolution in 2009 starting a lighting company in Spain called LEDsPRO that was successfully sold to the French company Lucibel after 2 years in the market. With the boom of the LED industry and with his company sold to Lucibel he moved to France to work in the R&D department to develop new LED luminaires and new ideas. As anecdote the French president at that time Francois Hollande was on the TV making a demo of a bulb developed by the R&D team he was working on. After 2 years in France he moved to Germany the biggest lighting market in Europe were he started a career in Seoul Semiconductor. During the last 6 years he occupied several positions in the company, always related to technology, product applications and sales support. Impossible is nothing! 

Paul James 
Managing Director 
[d]arc media 
Paul James is Managing Director of [d]arc media, the UK-based publishers of arc and darc magazines and organisers of the [d]arc awards, [d]arc room exhibition and [d]arc sessions. Paul has over 25 years of experience in the international architectural lighting press, with a vast knowledge of covering lighting design projects all over the world. Paul has been in several award juries and has a great passion for light.