ljusarkitektur illuminates glowing solvesborg bridge in sweden
ljusarkitektur illuminates glowing solvesborg bridge in sweden ljusarkitektur illuminates glowing solvesborg bridge in sweden
dec 16, 2013

ljusarkitektur illuminates glowing solvesborg bridge in sweden

ljusarkitektur illuminates glowing solvesborg bridge in sweden
all images courtesy of ljusarkitektur




brightly illuminating the ‘sölvesborg bridge’, swedish design firm ljusarkitektur has developed a unique lighting scheme to enhance its landmark status. the use of color changing LED fixtures from lumenpulse graze the suspension cables of what is considered europe’s longest bicycle and pedestrian viaduct. highlighting the distinctive arches, the pieces were mounted on the outside of the 756 meter long structure. the overall design was achieved without impacting on the local wildlife – to limit glare, the firm integrated deep, custom glare shields, which also hide the light sources. influenced by the surrounding fauna and flora, ljusarkitektur pushed the fixtures’ flexibility and controllability to program different color sequences throughout the year. managing to be both dynamic and understated, the glowing, reflective installation has turned the bridge into an attraction in its own right.



‘ljussättning av bron i sölvesborg’
video courtesy of sölvesborgs kommun



designers ljusarkitektur used durable, programmable LED fixtures to enhance the bridge’s landmark status



the firm used color changing lights from lumenpulse to illuminate the suspension cables and light the distinctive arches



the fixtures were mounted on the outside of the bridge, to the bottom of the cables



ljusarkitektur used deep, custom glare shields to hide the light sources and limit any potential glare



project info:

location: sölvesborg, sweden
lighting designer: ljusarkitektur
LED manufacturer: lumenpulse
photographer: olof thiel



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