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LIGHT YOUR GARDEN 2016

UKRAINIAN OPEN LANDSCAPE LIGHTING COMPETITION "LIGHT YOUR GARDEN" STARTED IN 2015 WITHIN THE UNESCO WORLD PROGRAMME "2015 INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF LIGHT AND LIGHT-BASED TECHNOLOGIES».

 

THE COMPETITION IS DEDICATED TO DEVELOPMENT OF LANDSCAPE DESIGN, LIGHTING TECHNOLOGY AND PROFESSION OF LIGHTING DESIGNER IN UKRAINE.

 

THE RESULTS OF THE CONTEST WILL BE REVIEWED BY AN INTERNATIONAL JURY COMPRISED OF LEADING UKRAINIAN AND FOREIGN EXPERTS OF LANDSCAPE DESIGN, LIGHTING AND LIGHTING TECHNOLOGY.

GENERAL RULES OF PARTICIPATION IN
LIGHT YOUR GARDEN 2016
 
 
 
 
THE COMPETITION IS ANNOUNCED IN THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

 

  • Illusory space is a nomination in which lighting projects, distorting space, based on optical illusions or any other instruments directly affecting psychological perception of space are presented. Any tools and techniques, leading to an unexpected picture of the landscape, completely hidden in the daytime.

  • Emotions, atmosphere, perception is a nomination with lighting projects that focus on deep emotional aspect are presented. Theatricality and all lighting techniques, plunging the viewer into the certain atmosphere play the major role.

  • Shape in the space  is a nomination of lighting projects representing changing of shape, its plasticity and role in general picture of landscape lighting design.

  • The best foreign project is a nomination in which the authors who live outside Ukraine take part.

DETERMINATION OF WINNERS:
  • Winners are chosen based on the results of the competition.  

  • The jury evaluates the entries in each category separately. The jury works behind closed doors.

  • The winners will be announced  on 21 October, 2016

SUBMISSION OF WORKS
LIGHT YOUR GARDEN 2016
 
 
 
 
REQUIREMENTS FOR PROJECT PRESENTATION:
  • The competitor is responsible for the contents of the presentation

  • The poster must be submitted in PDF format with the maximum resolution of 150 dpi and the maximum file size of 10 MB

  • The poster should be in English only

  • The content of the poster should be in a horizontal A1 format

  • The content of the poster should be legible (including text) when compressed in A3 format

  • The poster should contain a short description of the project no longer than 150 words in English

  • The location of pictures, sketches, plans and other visual information on the poster is up to the the author to decide

  • The poster should not contain any information about the authors, as well as a signature or any other information to identify designers or companies

 

SUBMISSION:
  • The participants need to fill in the submission form on LIGHT YOUR GARDEN website


Projects that will not meet the requirements above will be excluded
LIGHT YOUR GARDEN WILL PROVIDE

 

a possibility to find the best ideas, professional and students projects in landscape lighting design;

 

PROMOTION OF lighting desiGN, STIMULATION OF LIGHTING DESINERS' creative potential;

 

DEVELOPMENT OF ART AND DESIGN INITIATIVES in professional, social, humanitarian and cultural direction;

 

PROMOTION OF creative initiatives, up-to-date ideas AND projects.

evaluation of THE PROJECTS IN
LIGHT YOUR GARDEN 2016
 
 
 
 
The PROJECTS WILL BE evaluatED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FOLLOWING criteria 

AESTHETICS OF THE PROJECT

  • Conformity of the project with the topic of the competition as well as fullness of the theme development

  • Conceptuality of the project

  • Harmony and compliance of lighting solutions with landscape style

  • The integration of aesthetics, form and functionality

  • Innovations in materials, details and decisions etc.

  • Colour design

TECHNOLOGICAL CRITERIA

  • The project is considered generally

  • Integration of form and technology aesthetics

  • Functionality and easy installation

  • The complexity of the design (product) and methods of its solution (manufacturing)

  • Using technological, mechanical innovations, convenience

ENVIRONMENTAL CRITERIA

  • Integration of ecological and functional decisions with the environment of the area for which the proposed design was created

  • Using renewable energy sources or systems of low energy consumption

  • Considering light pollution

  • Environmentally friendly materials (non-polluting components) and recyclable materials

THEORETICAL CRITERIA

  • Originality of the submitted work / ideas

  • Historical value and bibliographic research within the project development

  • Quality of the written submission of the work (description of the concept)

  • Practical application

FINANCIAL CRITERIA

  • The adequacy of the financial costs for project solutions realization

 
 
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT
LIGHT YOUR GARDEN 2016
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

BASIC PROVISIONS

The contest is held to declare the best design project of lighting objects of landscape design and concept development of innovative lighting imagesof landscapes.

 

This year not only Ukrainian authors take part in the competition. Participation in the competition is free. The jury and their families as well as sponsors cannot participate.

 

There are no limits to the number of projects from one author - individual or team.

 

Submitting of the project is made by the authors (individual or team), design studios, educational and scientific institutions, public associations  no later than 30 September 2016

ALL PARTICIPIANTS WILL RECEIVE DIPLOMAS OF "PARTICIPANTS OF UKRAINIAN OPEN LANDSCAPE LIGHTING COMPETITION".

 

THE WINNERS WILL RECEIVE DIPLOMAS OF WINNERS AND PRIZES FROM SPONSORS.