IESLA Scholarship

2017 Russell Cole Memorial Lighting Design Competition

Retail Space

PROJECT DESCRIPTION

You have been contracted by a new retail store being built along the 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica. The store caters to the young professional crowd who has a relaxed sense of style and wears jeans to work. The interior look is industrial and hip.

The colors range from metal finishes to raw wood and bright orange. See the finishes package for more information. Graduate students should also consider the lighting control system.

Non specified information has been left to your discretion. Where materials are not indicated, finishes can be assumed as necessary. All assumptions must be justified in the narrative. Modification to the architecture is not allowed.

Graduate Student projects must discuss Title 24, but are not required to complete paperwork or schedules. The 2016 Standards can be found at the following links: http://www.energy.ca.gov/title24/2016standards/nonresidential_manual.html and http://www.energy.ca.gov/2015publications/CEC-400-2015- 033/chapters/chapter_05_indoor_lighting.pdf

Additional information can also be found at:
http://cltc.ucdavis.edu/publication/2016-title-24-code-changes-nonresidential

NOTE: FINALISTS WILL BE CONTACTED BY EMAIL AND TEXT BY MAY 1st. STUDENTS MUST CONFIRM THEY WILL BE ABLE TO ATTEND THE 7PM MEETING ON MAY 2nd WITHIN 8 HOURS OF NOTIFICATION OR THE NEXT HIGHEST SCORING STUDENT WILL BE CHOOSEN.

YOU MUST PRESENT AT THE 7PM MEETING TO WIN.

Application deadline is April 19, 2017 at MIDNIGHT via our online submission »

Design Competition location:
Location of final judging will be announced at a later date

Online Registration Form »

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The purposes of the Awards are three fold:

  1. To honor Russell Cole and preserve the memory and meaning of his attitudes toward lighting, lighting education and assisting everyone in their pursuit of knowledge.
  2. To encourage education in lighting for college students, under graduate or graduate, who have given evidence of innovative thought and implementation in their studies of light and lighting.
  3. To provide financial support for students in recognition of their accomplishments.

Eligibility

To be eligible to enter a solution in this competition an applicant must meet the following criteria:

  1. Be enrolled in an accredited program at an accredited educational institution.
  2. Be enrolled in an approved, accredited curricula of architecture (ACSA), interior design (CIDA), architectural engineering, electrical engineering, industrial engineering (ABET) or theater (NAST).
  3. Be a full time undergraduate student pursuing lighting studies in the above majors or a graduate student with a specific lighting project as part of an advanced degree program.
  4. Be studying in the Southern California counties of Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura, San Bernardino or Riverside.

If you feel that your educational institution should be eligible but does not meet the above criteria,
please contact the scholarship chairperson – exceptions will be considered on a case by case basis.

Riviera by Sananda Mukherjee
At left: Riviera – 2012 1st Place Winner

Sananda Mukherjee, University of Southern California School of Architecture

A Tribute to Russell Cole

Cole Lighting (C.W. Cole and Company) has been in business since 1918 and has been building lighting fixtures since 1923. Cole Lighting has been a continuous supporter of all the programs and events that the Los Angeles section has held. Because of that continued support, Mr. Cole’s dedication to the lighting industry, and his longevity as a member of the IES, the Los Angeles Section Student Lighting Design Competition Award is named in his honor.