A festival of light in Cannes
International film capital Cannes is now even more beautiful, thanks to a lighting masterplan our experts designed with both sustainable development and visual artistry in mind.
In 2005 Cannes rolled out a plan to improve its urban environment. The city’s standards were high: any new lighting systems or upgrades would have to live up to Cannes’ reputation as a leading international center for the visual arts. We developed a lighting masterplan to:
We implemented the lighting masterplan over four years in association with our lighting design subsidiary, Architecture Lumière Conseil. Our plan delivered world-class aesthetics and energy performance, bringing home a prestigious award from LUCI (Lighting Urban Community International, an association of cities from around the world that take pride in their nighttime skylines).
Our designers completely revamped the lighting on La Croisette, including:
New lighting was installed all over the city, illuminating public spaces like streets and city gateways, as well as heritage buildings and monuments such as Notre-Dame-des-Pins Church, Ile-Saint-Marguerite Fortress, Palais de Justice, Malmaison, and the synagogue.
We met our energy savings commitments by: