Detroit Foundation Hotel & Titletown Plaza Receive IES Awards of Merit

Camille Thompson
Aug 16, 2018 2:05:14 PM

Detroit Foundation Hotel Lobby (1)

IES Awards of Merit "Recognize Individuals for Professionalism, Ingenuity and Originality in Lighting Design"

Illuminart, a division of Peter Basso Associates (PBA), Michigan’s largest MEP consulting-only organization, is pleased to announce that Detroit Foundation Hotel and Titletown Plaza, have both been recognized with Illuminating Engineering Society Awards of Merit. Illuminart principal, Robert White, IALD, LC, IESNA was recognized as the lead lighting designer for both projects.

According to its website, “The IES Illumination Awards program recognizes individuals for professionalism, ingenuity and originality in lighting design based on the individual merit of each entry. Judges are selected from a broad professional spectrum, representing knowledge of lighting and design excellence. The judging system is entirely based on how well the lighting design meets the program criteria. The Illumination Awards program is not a competition. 2018 marks the 45th anniversary of the IES lighting awards program.” The Awards of Merit, “recognize meritorious contribution to lighting design.”   

The Detroit Foundation Hotel and the Ariens Hill Sledding Hill Pavilion, which is part of Titletown Plaza were also both recently honored with 2018 AIA Michigan Design Awards.

Illumination Award recipients were honored at the Illumination Awards Gala held during the IES Annual Conference in Boston, Massachusetts on August 9, 2018.

"It's an honor to have captured two IES Awards of Merit for Titletown in Green Bay as well The Detroit Foundation Hotel and Apparatus Restaurant in Detroit," exclaimed Robert White, IALD, LC, IESNA. "Well done to our lighting design team!"

For Illuminart lighting design inquiries, contact Illuminart principal Robert White, IALD, LC, IESNA at (248) 879.5666 or go to our website at Illuminart

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