Recognition

Awards

The work of James Carpenter and Luke Lowings has been recognised internationally by many awards and commendations.
Below is a brief selection of their joint achievements.

 

2017
LIGHTING DESIGN AWARDS 2017
Winner of Architectural Practice of the Year

C | L

2017
LIGHTING DESIGN AWARDS 2017
Winner of Daylight Projects of the Year

‘Folded Light’ – C | L

2017
DARC AWARDS 2017
Best Light Art Scheme, 3rd

‘Folded Light’ – C | L

2016
ARCHITIZER A+ AWARDS
Shortlist in Details: Architecture + Glass category

‘Glass Stair + Skylight’ – C | L

2015
AJ AWARDS, BEST COLLABORATION

‘Sky Reflector Net’ – JCDA

2015
MONDO ARC, DARC AWARDS
Best Interiour Lighting

‘Sky Reflector Net’ – JCDA

2014
SCUP HONOR AWARD

‘Hybrid Landscape – West Campus, Duke University’ – JCDA

2013
SURFACE DESIGN AWARD
Shortlist in Day Light category

‘Glass Lens’ –  C | L

2012
LIGHT & ARCHITECTURE DESIGN AWARD
Special Citation

‘Midway Crossing’ – JCDA

2012
SCUP MERIT AWARD

‘Midway Crossing’ – JCDA

2012
CHICAGO BUILDING CONGRESS MERIT AWARD

‘Midway Crossing’ – JCDA

2011
DOMUS ISRAEL AWARD FOR ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

JCDA

2010
VELLUM AND VELUX FOUNDATION AWARD

James Carpenter

2008
RSA, HONORARY ROYAL DESIGNER FOR INDUSTRY (HonRDI)

James Carpenter

2006
AIA ARCHITECTURE MERIT AWARD

‘7 World Trade Center’ – JCDA with Skidmore Owings & Merrill

2006
MASTERWORKS BEST NEW BUILDING AWARD

‘7 World Trade Center’ – JCDA with Skidmore Owings & Merrill

2005
ACE / RIBA AWARD FOR RELIGIOUS ARCHITECTURE
Shortlist

‘Salvation Army Chapel’ – C | L

2005
BOMBAY SAPPHIRE AWARD FOR GLASS DESIGN
Shortlist

‘Salvation Army Chapel’and ‘Light Helix’ – C | L

‘Glass Wall’, Time Warner Building – JCDA

2004
MAC ARTHUR FELLOWSHIP

James Carpenter

2004
EXCELLENCE IN STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING AWARD

‘The Schubert Club Band Shell’ – JCDA with Skidmore Owings & Merrill Engineering

2002
NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN AWARD

presented by the Smithsonian Institution and The Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum – JCDA

2002
IES ILLUMINATING ENGINEERING SOCIETY
1st Place

‘Solar Light Pipe’ –  Carpenter / Norris

2001
IES, ILLUMINATING ENGINEERING SOCIETY
1st Place

‘Light Thresholt’, Sydney Olympics – JCDA

2000
45TH PROGRESSIVE ARCHITECTURE AWARDS

‘Tulane University Center’ – JCDA with Vincent James Associates

1998
GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION AWARD

‘Lens Ceiling’ – JCDA with Richard Meier

1995, 1996, 1997, 1998
BENEDICTUS AWARDS
Citations
1994
41ST ANNUAL PROGRESSIVE ARCHITECTURE AWARD
Citation

‘Wabasha Street Bridge’ – JCDA

1993
PILKINGTON GLASS CURTAIN WALL COMPETITION
Honourable Mention

JCDA

1991
AIA INSTITUTE HONORS AWARD

James Carpenter

1991
GLASS HOUSE COMPETITION
Honourable Mention

James Carpenter with Toshiko Mori

1991
ARCHITECTURAL LEAGUE OF NEW YORK

Prize winner of the Young Architects Forum – Luke Lowings

1989
LOEB FELLOWSHIP

at Harvard University, Graduate School of Design – James Carpenter