Did you witness the fireworks around Orile Iganmu in Lagos on Wednesday night? We’re pretty sure you were wondering what all the razzmatazz was about. Well here’s the scoop – on Wednesday 9th of July, Royal Philips the global leader in lighting, unveiled a stunning lighting makeover of the well-renowned Nigerian National Arts Theater in Lagos - one of the most iconic buildings in the city, as part of its fifth consecutive pan-African Cairo to Cape Town roadshow. Continue...
Philips has installed its latest range of RGB (red, green, blue) LED luminaires around the National Theater complex, emphasizing the beauty of the structure and cutting energy consumption by up to 80% as compared to the existing conventional lighting.
Using state-of-the-art digital lighting technology Philips’ concept is focused on highlighting the significance of this iconic building as an architectural masterpiece and as a source of national pride to Nigeria, and in so doing assist with the buildings energy saving performance. The new Philips lighting will transform the theater façade, while illuminating the distinctive, memorable and eye-catching mass and structure. The visual lighting concept will provide the building with an imposing look in the Lagos skyline.
The National Arts Theater is already a popular attraction in the city, with thousands of visitors annually. The spectacular Philips LED lighting is likely to further improve the tourism value of the monument.
The next time you drive around the National Theater at night, be sure to catch a glimpse of the beautiful illumination of this iconic building.