On June 13th, the 5th edition of the Lamp Lighting Solutions Awards 2013 ceremony was held at the IMO (Institut de Microcirurgia Ocular). The event, lead by Mr. Ignasi Cusidó, CEO of LAMP, and conducted by journalist Lídia Heredia, (TV3), also included the " Éclairage Vision et Ilusion " lecture given by the prestigious French Concepteur Lumière, Louis Clair. The act's closing was held by Economy and Occupation Counselor, Felip Puig.
The gala, in the showpiece and characteristic setting of Barcelona, was attended by 350 professionals of the lighting sector, approximately 100 from abroad. They wanted to be present in the LAMP awards, a contest that is consolidated in international standard bearers. The present edition, the 5th since the contest started on 2008, has registered the record of 608 projects from 52 countries. The 2013 Lamp Lighting Solutions Awards have been endowed with a total of €48,000 distributed into four categories: Architectural Outdoor Lighting, Indoor Lighting, Urban and Landscape Lighting, and Students Proposals. The winners of the Lamp Lighting Solutions Awards ‘13 were:
INDOOR LIGHTING With a prize of €15,000, the judges have decided to give the 2013 LAMP AWARD for INDOOR LIGHTING to CINETECA MATADERO, in Madrid, by CHURTICHAGA+QUADRA-SALCEDO, because "The judges felt that this stunning scheme, using a lit woven basket structure to lift a once gruesome space (it was a slaughterhouse) into a contemporary art centre, is nothing short of miraculous. Strips of LED light the baskets and the space they occupy to create a magical effect thus greatly enhancing the visitor experience."