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The 2019 Design Problem & Application

A new urban transit center will be constructed in the heart of a major north eastern city. The Center will bring together all modes of public ground transportation in one facility: bus, trolley, light rail and train. The Developer in conjunction with the City has commissioned you to design a light fixture to illuminate the central hall. The light fixture(s) will be a signature piece, but it will also be functional. The central hall is the heart of the facility and will accommodate ticketing, waiting areas, public art and circulation to the transit platforms: The central hall is a 30 high, 150 x 150 daylit space. The architectural design of the space is up to you.

Take into consideration the volume of the space and that it should be a comfortable place for people to gather. People and architecture should look good so color quality is important. Energy use, durability and maintenance are important considerations in the 24/7 facility. Describe how the luminaire is controlled. Do not use self-ballasted lamps and other retrofit lamps that fit into incandescent screw base sockets. Identify all major components and materials of the fixture. Document the fixture as instructed under the Competition Rules.

For a copy of the “Application Form” click on this link:
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Submission Procedure

Mail & Online: Your entry consists of an "Application Form" and your 11"x17" presentation sheets  (maximum of 4 sheets). These two components must be submitted as electronic files that are uploaded online.
NOTE: The file size cannot exceed 15MB.

Deadline: Submissions must  be uploaded by 11:59pm March 29, 2019.

Instructions: For the "Application Form" and submission instructions click here:   "2019 Rules & Submission Instructions."