Palace of Versailles © Soliled The Palace of Versailles is one of the most visited public attractions in France with more than six million visitors a year. They come to enjoy the 17th-century ornamental palace gardens with its majestic orange trees, canals, statues and fountains. Pharos partner Soliled was contracted by Chateau de Versailles Spectacle and collaborated with lighting designers M.
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The Olympic Park Precinct in Sydney has been brought to life with the installation of a custom engineered, modern and sustainable lighting solution. Sydney’s Olympic Park, in the city’s western suburbs and most famously the host for the 2000 Olympics, contains multiple entertainment venues, commercial developments, extensive parklands and apartments. Under the direction of Lots of Watts and
The Bolte Bridge, built in 1999, spans Melbourne’s Yarra River. Named after Sir Henry Bolte, the former Premier of Victoria, it features two 140m high silver towers situated on either side of the road at the midpoint of the bridge’s span. Pharos partner ULA was invited to design and supply a lighting solution to revolutionise the iconic towers of the Bolte Bridge. It was an opportunity to both
The façade and soaring open atrium of One Angel Square, the Co-Operative Group building in Manchester, is designed to promote natural heating, cooling and light, supported by low energy LED lighting. Architects Buro Happold and Pharos partner Architainment had a brief to transform this new £100 million development into a 21st century leader in sustainability. The building consists of many
Iconic landmarks across the UK were lit up in pink on Thursday 23rd October in preparation to support “Wear it Pink”. The Gateshead Millennium and Hungerford bridges, while in London the National Theatre, Queen Elizabeth II County Hall and Waterloo Bridge were among a number of Pharos controlled installations coordinated to be changed in sync. Earlier in the month London’s skyline was coloured
In the capital city of Scotland, the Edinburgh Castle is a major visitor attraction due to its historical significance and architectural beauty. This iconic symbol, which dominates Edinburgh’s skyline, houses both the crown jewels and National War Museum of Scotland, and remains home to an operational military station. Pharos partner LITE ltd was commissioned to work with Historic Scotland to