This month’s Architectural Record features a gleaming article on the lighting design for the National Theatre, expressing the carefully considered and complementary design by Jonathan Gittins, head of the Atelier Ten lighting team in London.
“Atelier Ten’s lighting design played a central role in creating a warmer welcome without compromising the building’s distinctive aesthetic or protected fabric.”
The article highlights the return of the lighting design to Denys Lasdun’s original concept, using both light and dark to express the sculptural concrete and theatrical character of the architecture.
“At night, visitors’ views of illuminated facades across the river are enhanced by their own position in the halfdark.”
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