L&L Luce & Light illuminates the Munch Museum in Oslo

L&L Luce&Light illuminates the spaces of the Munch Museum in Oslo, dedicated to famous Norwegian artist Edvard Munch

Luce & Light Museo Munch Oslo

L&L Luce & Light illuminates the spaces of the Munch Museum in Oslo, a project resulting from a collaboration between Estudio Herreros and LPO Arkitektere. The 13-story building hosts Norwegian artist Edvard Munch’s works including 1,100 paintings, 4,500 drawings and watercolors, 18,000 graphics, and 6,000 books. Considered as one of the world’s largest museums dedicated to a single artist, the Munch Museum in Oslo covers a total surface area of 260,000 sqm.

The Munch Museum, a sustainable building

The building consists of a low body and a 60-meter-high tower clad in corrugated panels of perforated recycled aluminum, offering varying degrees of transparency. Inside, in addition to the famous artist’s works, are restaurants, bars, exhibition halls, and commercial and cultural spaces of all kinds.

Luce & Light Museo Munch Oslo
Ph: Einar Aslaksen

Oslo’s Munch Museum is a sustainable building. The façade screens and reflects the sun’s rays, ensuring a stable and comfortable temperature in the exhibition rooms both in winter and summer. Moreover, the complex’s emissions are less than half that of other similar structures.

L&L Luce & Light’s project

The lighting design concept of the museum features luminaires from L&L Luce&Light, an Italian company specializing in the design and production of architectural lighting systems relying on LED technology. Three models have been used to illuminate the museum’s interior and exterior spaces. SNACK 1.3 36W fixtures, with 10° narrow optics, 4000K, in the special black finish, fixed to the ceiling in a continuous line, make the rooms bright and enhance their verticality.

Luce & Light museo Munch Oslo
Snack 1.3, 4000K, 36W, 10° optics, with special black finish. Ph: Tomasz Majewski

On the other hand, the terraces feature LITUS 1.6 outdoor recessed fixtures, 2.5W, 4000K, with diffuse optics, and RIVER WALL 2.0 linear profiles, 40W, 4000K, with 10°x40° elliptical optics and brackets, in a custom version with a gray finish, lighting the terrace access areas from above.

Litus 1.6, 4000K, 2.5W, with diffuse optics, and River Wall 2.0 linear profiles, 4000K, 40W, with 10°x40° elliptical optics and brackets, in a custom version with a gray finish. Ph: Dag Sandven

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