The Villes Lumière (Light Cities) project, designed and implemented
by companies who are Lighting Cluster members (Lyon), have
created the urban architectural and events lighting of the Urban Best
Practices Area. Each evening, a light show lights the main square of
With their experience of lighting plans and events lighting, the Rhône-Alpes, ERAI and the Lighting Cluster, with the support of the city of Lyon, selected these companies. A dozen companies, members of the Lighting Cluster, designed and created this project together.
Lighting designers : Cobalt
Installers : Citelum / GL EventsAudiovisual
Manufacturers : Eco-Innov / Ingelux / Lec / Lenoir Services / Ludec / Philips / WE-EF Lumière / 4 horizons
Distributor : Sonepar
The pathway offers sensitive and festive lighting which highlights the new lighting systems and equipment available today. The sparkling of 750 self-luminescent fireflies, long stemmed and flexible and bright Spanish Broom plants, welcoming the visitor to an
imaginary and poetic garden. Solar studs show the way without being imposing. Raised fixtures sculpt the space and set the rhythm of the pathway. At the heart of the show, amazing images are projected onto the facades. Centralised controls, sounds and video-projection orchestrate a symphony of light every night, for twenty minutes on the main square.