Build Back Better Awards 2023 Lighting Category Winners

It’s been a record achievement for entrants in the lighting category of the Build Back Better Awards 2023. No fewer than 18 entries won awards, including 10 projects, five products and three industry initiatives. The judges awarded no fewer than seven Platinums, their ultimate accolade and a record number in this category. It was also an unrivalled year for Green awards, with a total of 13 awarded, reflecting significant investment in sustainability by the lighting industry in recent years. Schemes rated included ones in the UK, USA, Norway and Denmark.


Espenes Rest Stop, Hardanger, Norway by Light Bureau
Good Lighting Technical Advice Note for Cumbria, UK by Dark Source
The Regen Initiative
TM65.2 Embodied Carbon in Lighting by Cibse
Building Crafts College, London, UK by Silent Design
London Borough of Haringey, UK by Urbis Schréder
Kings College Chapel, Cambridge, UK by Atelier Ten
Orientkaj Metro Station, Copenhagen, Denmark by Light Bureau
Castlefield Viaduct, Manchester, UK by Arup
Rothko Chapel, Houston, Texas, USA by George Sexton Associates
Arup, Manchester, UK by Arup and The Regen Initiative
Entopia Building, Cambridge, UK by BDP
Senate House Steps, University of London by BDP



NightScape Technology by Lumileds
Lorelux sustainable urban luminaires
Aeromax by Acrospire
Firestay Sustainable Geo by Bell
ReCinder by Rosy Napper