Centro Cultural Caixa – Recife, Brazil

Description

The historical building, which houses the cultural center of Recife, Brazil, features an illuminated façade and windows designed to draw the attention of all who come to the downtown area. The vision for the Centro Cultural Caixa building, which previously was home to the Bank of London and the Stock Exchange of Pernambuco and Paraíba, was to restore the aging building and reopen it as a monument. Flexible and durable for exterior environments, Traxon Dot XL-6 in warm white is the perfect solution to contour the curves of the architecture of the classic white façade. Traxon Liner Shield AC XB, also in warm white and ideal for wall washing and grazing, was selected to provide additional illumination for the façade. Inside the building a colorful approach was taken with the installation of Nano Liner XB RGB in each of the windows, displaying a playful, dynamic effect. Controlled via e:cue Butler XT2, constant white light illuminates the façade, with color-changing and chasing effects projected from the windows. Traxon is honored to be included in the restoration of the Centro Cultural Caixa building, which serves as a symbol of the development and investment in the culture of the historical district of Recife.

General Contractor: Cinzel Engenharia
Lighting Programmer: OSRAM do Brasil
Details
Category : Architectural   Lighting Designer : Cristina Maluf
Client : Caixa Econômica Federal   Architect : -
Location : Recife, Brazil   Designer : -
Date : 2011-10-01   Installer : Cinzel Engenharia
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