IALD Headquarters, Chicago, Illinois: IES Regional Illumination Design Award. Lighting Design Team: Robert Shook, IALD, IES, LC; Emily Klingensmith, IALD, IES, LC, LEED AP; Grant Kightlinger, Lighting Designer. Schuler Shook’s lighting design met the goal of creating an innovative lighting design that supports IALD members' principles of integrating natural and electric light for healthy workspaces.
Hilton Chicago, Chicago, Illinois: IES Regional Illumination Design Award. Lighting Design Team: Jim Baney, IALD, IES, LC, LEED AP; Giulio Pedota, IALD, IES, LC, LEED AP; Miory Kanashiro, LC, LEED AP. Schuler Shook provided lighting design services on this fast-tracked project at the historic Hilton Chicago. The hotel’s restaurant, the bar/lounge area, and the grab-and-go retail space were renovated or entirely reconcepted, requiring new lighting designs as part of the brand and ambience for each of the three food and beverage areas. Lighting designers worked closely with Aria Group Architects to incorporate the lighting in a seamless fashion, while adhering to very limiting budgets and codes.