An Interview with Florence Lam

Lives in:
Born in:
Hong Kong
BA (Cantab.) MA (Cantab.) Engineering, MSc in Architecture: Light and Lighting
Started working with light in:
Offices worked at:
Now works at:
As well as being:
A mother, wife, daughter...
Professional membership:
Has been awarded:
  • Lighting Design Awards Winner 2016 – Design Practice of the Year

  • Asian Lighting Design Awards – Gold Award Winner 2016

  • The SLL Lighting Award 2014

  • Lighting Designer of the Year 2013

  • Lighting Design Awards Winner 2013 – Daylight Category

  • International Association of Lighting Designers Award of Excellence 2010

  • International Association of Lighting Designers Award of Sustainability 2010

  • International Association of Lighting Designers Award Special Citation, 2003

  • Distinction at the CIBSE Young Lighters of the Year, 1991

  • Howard Branston Student Lighting Design Award, 1991
Travelling, googling, pilates and zumba.

“We need to communicate to female designers, if they have reached a certain path in their career, that it is their role to speak up. They have got so much to give. They should do it – not for themselves but for the next generation.”

Some of Florence’s work:

V&A Dundee, UK. Photo by Hufton CrowKing’s Cross Station Western Concourse, UK. Photo by Hufton CrowThe World’s Largest Timepiece - Bahnhofstrasse, Switzerland. Photo by Roman KellerLondon Aquatics Centre, UK.Dongdaemun Design Park, South Korea. Photo by Grace Wong.California Academy of Science, US. Photo by Tim-Griffith.

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