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Enel X shines its light in Val di Susa

New illuminations for the Church of Saint John the Baptist in Sauze d’Oulx

Project description:

The mapped lighting project for the parish church of Saint John the Baptist in the town of Sauze d’Oulx outside Turin involved the façade, the fountain and the centuries-old lime tree in front of the church. 

Mapping the surface allowed us to create a design highlighting the original architecture by creating different levels of brightness and generating a bespoke illumination very much in harmony with the surrounds. The system is also set up to create Nativity scenes and colour effects.

Built in 1532, the Church of Saint John the Baptist lies in the heart of the old town. It has a single nave and two side chapels, a deep chancel and a flat apse. It is characterised by a gabled façade with round portal and a bell tower in the Romanesque style.    

The ancient lime, also known as the freedom tree, was planted in 1793 in the highly emotional aftermath of the French Revolution of 1789.

The Enel X project focused specifically on:

  • the installation of 1 adjustable visual effects projector
  • the installation of 3 500 W LED architectural projectors (30,000 Lumen) for the church’s façade and bell tower
  • the installation of 4 200 W RGB+A+L LED spotlights to create lighting effects on the lawn and on the upper part of the lime tree in front of the church
  • the installation of 4 16W RGB 4 IP 68 LED projectors inside the main font
  • installation of 4 16W RGB 4 IP 68 LED surface projectors at the base of the ancient lime tree to illuminate the trunk from below

Enel X shines in Val di Susa

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