Bourla foyer, Antwerp

Architectural lighting design

CATEGORIES Architecture

Creating an extra wow-factor for an historical interior

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The Bourla Theatre in Antwerp wanted to add something extra to their foyer. The foyer is a beautiful 19th century restaurant with large windows, where the visitors can gather before and after a show for a drink or a meal. They wanted a modern touch to the classic sense of bel-étage.


Painting With Light decided to create an extra layer of ‘experience’ for guests amidst already amazing decor, so worked on the theme of different coloured lighting for different occasions. The fresco paintings on the domed roof are used to create the indirect effect of lighting. The whole installation is controlled via a user-friendly control panel. 

Pictures: Elke Briers

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