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2018 | Italy | Milan | Emilio and Scilla Isgrò Institute

Organized as an unbroken succession of white cubes and walls, the museum was conceived by its two namesakes in order to fulfill a dual task: on the one hand, to archive, preserve and disseminate the memory of Isgrò’s fifty years of work and, on the other, to exhibit approximately 100 works.
The integration of the lighting with the architecture was the basis for the lighting design.
The large exhibition halls are illuminated by a “luminous ceiling”. A Barrisol-technology PVC cloth diffuser carries out the dual function of illuminating the spaces below it and concealing the technological systems.
The cloth is backlit with linear LED devices, specially positioned to achieve an uneven, rhythmic effect on it while providing soft, shadowless even lighting for the exhibition spaces, with suitable illuminance values for the type of use.
Suspension lamps were specially designed using the same Barrisol-technology PVC diffuser for the smaller exhibition rooms. The lamps are of various shapes and sizes in relation to the spaces, with a limited height and linear LED sources positioned along the perimeter.
The lighting project thus enables the maximum flexibility for arranging works.

Team members:
Emilio Isgrò


Photo courtesy:
Piero Castiglioni – Emilio Isgrò

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external view of the building in Fidenza
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Conservatoire de Musique detail - project lighting
Sala del Gran Consiglio, Friburgo - Lights
Isgrò exhibition at Palazzo Reale in Milan, lighting of the hall
Lausanne ECA Headquarters: external view - architectural lighting
Lighting Device Tarsius - two led light design
San Donato SNAM Headquarters - architectural lighting
Italy Milan Private House Light Fall stair - led light design
Milan Portello district
Italy Bergamo Routes EXPO 2015 - led light design
Hotel Lighting: Antakya Museum Hotel
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San Donato ENI Headquarters - main project view
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External view of Ex-Chiattone Palace
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Triennale Palace Pierluigi Ghianda Exhibition - main project view
Palace Gae Aulenti Exhibition: Bio of Gae Aulenti
Brera Botanical Garden - main project view
Mantova Te Palace Civic Museum - main project view
Iran Ahvaz Bridges lighting
Rome Imperial Forums - main project view
San Francesco Airport: Lights Project
Palermo Branciforte Palace - project view
Dugnano Public Library Tilane relax room - building lights
Como Ex St. Francis Church Silvano Bulgari Exhibition - main project view
Alessandria Vetus Palace - main project view
Hungary Budapest Klotild Palace
Yacht Sailing Boat Mandrake - main project view
Turkey Bodrum Vicem Lu frontal view - building lights
Rome Venezia Palace - main project view
Rome Barberini Palace- main project view
Royal Palace Artemisia Gentileschi Exhibition - main project view
Jil Sander Showroom in Milan - main project view
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Planetarium Baths of Diocletian - main project view
Rome Baths of Diocletian I Segreti del Cielo Cascella Exhibition - main project view
Pierluigi Ghianda Library detail
Yacht Mangusta 130 MAO internal view - retail lighting design
Internal view of El Prat airport in Barcelona
Schifanoia Palace The Months Hall main view - building lighting design
Fribourg St. Pierre Church in Switzerland - internal view
External view of the Church in Bironico
Church of Santa Maria Rossa - main project view
Pordenone St. Mark's Bell Tower night view - building lighting design
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Overall view of the CityLife complex
Night view of the Cathedral of St. Pierre.
works by the artist Emilio Isgrò
View of the illuminated entrance of Cisterna hotel in Trastevere
external view of the building in Fidenza
Hong Kong Chin Lin Main Hall
Luigi Rovati Foundation in Milan - project lighting
Hong Kong Chin Li Pagoda
Led Lights: Projects - detail of the lighting fixture
Geneva Saint-Pierre Cathedral main view - museum lighting design
Monastero di Viboldone: Lights Projects - building lights
San pellegrino Headquarters: Architectural Lighting
Showroom Miticauto ferrari car - retail lighting design
Light design mitic suspension - led lightsing design
Conservatoire de Musique detail - project lighting
Sala del Gran Consiglio, Friburgo - Lights
Isgrò exhibition at Palazzo Reale in Milan, lighting of the hall
Lausanne ECA Headquarters: external view - architectural lighting
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Italy Milan Private House Light Fall stair - led light design
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Italy Bergamo Routes EXPO 2015 - led light design
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Triennale Palace Pierluigi Ghianda Exhibition - main project view
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Brera Botanical Garden - main project view
Mantova Te Palace Civic Museum - main project view
Iran Ahvaz Bridges lighting
Rome Imperial Forums - main project view
San Francesco Airport: Lights Project
Palermo Branciforte Palace - project view
Dugnano Public Library Tilane relax room - building lights
Como Ex St. Francis Church Silvano Bulgari Exhibition - main project view
Alessandria Vetus Palace - main project view
Hungary Budapest Klotild Palace
Yacht Sailing Boat Mandrake - main project view
Turkey Bodrum Vicem Lu frontal view - building lights
Rome Venezia Palace - main project view
Rome Barberini Palace- main project view
Royal Palace Artemisia Gentileschi Exhibition - main project view
Jil Sander Showroom in Milan - main project view
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Planetarium Baths of Diocletian - main project view
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