• Lighting India
  • Jul 20, 2017

The palace is lit up for one hour (7 pm to 8 pm) during Sundays and Public holidays with Police Band Performance. On the other days there is colourful Sound & Light show between 7 pm to 7.45 pm. During these 15 minutes, the palace is illuminated with almost one lakh bulbs...

  • Lighting India
  • Jul 20, 2017

The bridge captures the pulse of Montreal life in real time. It also changes with the seasons using a 365-colour calendar. Day after day, the heart of the bridge gradually shifts from a lively spring green to a radiant summer orange, a rich fall red, and finally an icy winter blue...

  • Lighting India
  • May 20, 2017

Uplighting of the stone perimeter wall enhances the feeling of enclosure and privacy, with the softly uplit foliage creating an illuminated canopy overhead. Warm white light is used throughout in contrast to the cool white interior glow from the offices...

  • Lighting India
  • Jan 20, 2017

Historical buildings lend themselves to light by the very nature of the architecture, buildings made of stone and brick with circular turrets, columns and buttresses and much exposed surface to illuminate allow for elegant beauty when lit at night. Modern buildings made of concrete, steel and glass are more of a challenge, although technology has moved on considerably to increase our lighting pallet. The article explores the differences in approaches and poses the question, where is the sophistication in the lighting of modern buildings?

  • Lighting India
  • Sep 20, 2016

The St. Jean granary was built in the middle ages in Angers, France. A new lighting concept has been recently installed to display its interior in all its glory...

  • Lighting India
  • Oct 20, 2015

The key challenge for the architectural lighting designer is to ensure adequate illumination for a space or structure, maintaining the delicate balance of initial and operating cost of the installed lighting, energy efficiency and appearance...

  • Lighting India
  • Sep 19, 2015

On the initiative of the Comune di Roma Capitale and Mayor Ignazio Marino, the extensive area of the Fori Imperiali (encompassed by the Capitoline, Palatine and Quirinal hills) is the focus of a major illumination project entrusted to Professor Vittorio Storaro.

  • Lighting India
  • Sep 19, 2015

The stone renaissance façade of the Church of San Bernardino was designed by Cola dell'Amatrice between 1524 and 1542, and shows three orders with very different decorative styles: the first Doric, the second Ionic and the third Corinthian. Four sets of double columns subdivide the façade vertically, creating a charming and harmonious design of nine sections over three levels. The lighting for the façade is characterised by two different methods of illumination.