IALD and LUCI sign Friendship Agreement


IALD (International Association of Lighting Designers) and LUCI agree to work together to promote quality lighting in the urban environment.


The President of the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) and the General Director of LUCI signed a Friendship Agreement between the two organisations at the IALD Enlighten Americas event in Denver, Colorado.

Signed by Mark Burton-Page, General Director of LUCI and Victor Palacio, IALD, CLD, President of IALD, the Friendship Agreement acknowledges the common goals that unite LUCI and IALD.

Both organisations recognise the importance of light and lighting design in the planning and development of urban spaces, and that quality of light is essential to quality of life.

The Friendship Agreement encourages the two organisations to promote cooperative discussion, efforts and activities to raise awareness on the crucial role of light in architectural and urban design.

It also constitutes the first step towards initiating a structured dialogue between cities and lighting designers worldwide.


“The Friendship Agreement asserts our intention of exchanging information and increasing collaboration between our two organisations. More cooperation between LUCI and the IALD will foster better projects and developments in cities worldwide.”
Victor Palacio, President of IALD

“Public lighting needs to be a multi-lateral, multi-layered co-construction between cities, industry, researchers and lighting designers. We look forward to strengthening the relationship between LUCI and IALD,”
Mark Burton-Page, General Director of LUCI



About IALD
The International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD), established in 1969, is an international organization supporting a network of more than 1,400 lighting design professionals who satisfy its rigorous qualification process. Its members are distinguished by a unique blend of aesthetic and technical expertise, and operate at the highest level of integrity to create a better world through leadership and excellence in lighting design; to cultivate the universal acknowledgement and appreciation of the Power of Light in human life. www.iald.org


Images: © IALD + Photography by Alexander




An edited version of this article originally appeared in   (Issue #6, December 2017).






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