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LIGHTITUDE 2012 CLU Foundation Contest

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Award :
1st Prize 2 500$ / 2nd Prize 1 500 $ / 3rd Prize 1 000 $
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Open to all, Call for Entries, Student Competition
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The history of humanity, preferring warm and temperate countries, has poorly prepared mankind to accept the diversity of the earth, especially in high latitude locations where hours of sunshine are sometimes scarce.


“LIGHTITUDE” is the theme of the 2012 CLU foundation contest. This year’s theme invites participants to reflect on lighting the communities near the Polar Circle. Due to their high latitude these communities are subjected to particular lighting phenomena.  Since light is an essential part of every living organism, it or its lack thereof has a profound effect on humankind. Can these isolated communities benefit from a more adapted artificial outdoor lighting solution to satisfy their particular Nordic needs and identities?


Registration to the 2012 CLU fondation contest is free. Deadline for contest inscription is : 2nd of september 2012, 23h59 (GMT-5) To obtain all rules and regulations to the contest and assure that all your questions are answered please fill out the registration form.


The submittal form needs to be completely filled out.
THE DEADLINE FOR THE SUBMITTAL IS THE 3rd of september 2012, 23H59  (GMT-5)

Please complete the registration form before submitting your project. It is essential to complement it in order to receive the competition rules. Please seeabove identified REGISTRATION.


  • 2nd of february 2012 : Launch of the 2012 Edition
  • 31st of august 2012 : Deadline for submittal of questions
  • 2nd of september 2012, 23h59 (GMT-5) : Deadline for contest entry
  • 3rd of september 2012, 23h59 (GMT-5) : Deadline for project submittal
  • 24th of september 2012: Publication of Laureates


Winners will be selected from all projects received. Prizes will be awarded on merit by a Jury composed of professionals from international renown in such fields as design and urban planning. The prizes will be distributed as follow:

  • 1st Prize 2 500$ or a 12 weeks training course* with the industrial design and engineering teams of Philips Lumec (The training course is remunerated. Conditions may apply)
  • 2nd Prize 1 500 $
  • 3rd Prize 1 000 $

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