• Colin BALL

    Keynote Speaker, BDP-Building Design Partnership Ltd

    Colin BALL

    Keynote Speaker, BDP-Building Design Partnership Ltd



    Lighting Director BDP-Building Design Partnership Ltd, UK




    2015 LIGHTING DESIGN AWARDS -Highly Commended
    2015 Best Lighting, UK Pavilion Milan Expo
    World Interior Award: 2015 Best Lighting, UK Pavilion Milan Expo
    Darc Award: 2015 Best Landscape Lighting, UK Pavilion Milan Expo
    A.L Architectural Lighting Award: 2015 Commendable Achievement, UK Pavilion Milan Expo
    Lighting Design Award: 2011 Best Retail, ROCA Gallery with Isometrix, 2007 Citation, Rosehearty Yacht, Isle of Man with Isometrix


    Colin leads the London office of BDP’s award winning Lighting Team. His current work involves developing innovative techniques for lighting within World Heritage venues plus Carbon Exemplary projects for cutting edge science institutes. These new lighting techniques involve influencing the daylighting condition of the architecture and detailed studies of the occupants to save large amounts of energy. From a background education in architecture Colin has worked as a Lighting Designer for 19 years with 10 years experience at Speirs . Major and 6 years at Isometrix Lighting + Design prior to joining BDP in 2011. Colin has developed a series of lectures that look at how Light in Faith is represented from historical, religious and psychological perspectives in architecture and contemporary art, which he has delivered across the UK, Europe, North and South America.

    An organiser of a London Light & Film Festival Colin also delivers talks on parallels of Lighting between Films, Theatre & Architecture. He has authored a number of articles for national and international professional lighting magazines regarding elements of these lectures.

    Lectures given include: Ars Magna Lucis et Umbrae, IALD Baltimore 2015, Conceptual Light, Light Symposium, Stockholm 2015, Why the Blues?: IALD San Diego 2014, PLDC Copenhagen 2013.