Next Generation Luminaires Design Competition

2013 Indoor Judging Panel

Next Generation Luminaires judges have been drawn from across the architectural lighting design community, creating a diverse panel of experts who design, specify, evaluate, and research commercial SSL luminaires.

Judging Panel

Jim Baney, IALD, LC, LEED AP, Partner; lighting designer at Schuler Shook

Craig Bernecker*, PhD, FIESNA, LC; founder of The Lighting Education Institute

Jeffrey L. Brown*, IALD, IESNA; lighting designer at Illuminart

Aram Ebben, IALD, LEED AP BD+C; principal / director of Lighting Design at exp, U.S. Services Inc.

Samantha LaFleur; lighting designer at LaFleur Associates LLC

Mary Matteson Bryan*, PE, CEM; independent consultant

Avraham Mendall Mor*, IALD, IES, LEED AP; partner with Lightswitch Architectural

Daniel Rogers; technical specialist at ICF INTERNATIONAL

Scott Shellberg; engineer at Paramont EO

Melanie Taylor*, IALD, LEED AP; lead designer at Lighting Design Studio for the WSP Flack + Kurtz Seattle Office

Charles Thompson*, FAIA, LC, IALD, IESNA, LEED AP; founder of ARCHILLUME

* Also a member of the NGL Steering Committee

Steering Committee

Dan Blitzer, LC; principal of The Practical Lighting Workshop LLC

Barbara Cianci Horton, FIALD, MIES, LC; president and CEO of HLB Lighting Design, Inc.
(not a participant in the 2013 indoor judging)

Nancy Clanton, PE, IALD, FIES, LC, LEED Fellow; founder and president, Clanton and Associates
(not a participant in the 2013 indoor judging)

Ruth Taylor, IES; program manager, DOE’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory


Next Generation Luminaires 2013 Indoor Judging Panel Photo


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