“Poésie de la lumière” exhibition at la Galerie d’Architecture

The Poetry of Light exhibition presents the projects they have worked on together since then and shows the parallels that light has drawn between their careers. In doing so, the exhibition celebrates the moment when architecture receives its most beautiful raw material, light, a beacon to those who are lost and a trigger of emotions.

 

© tvaa Architectes / tvdw

© tvaa Architectes / tvdw

 

Architect Thierry Van de Wyngaert and lighting designer François Migeon, a founding partner of 8’18’’, first met 20 years ago on a project that set a seemingly impossible challenge – to build a water tower no one would notice. Light would be the starting point of their relationship, as the solution they chose was to stand the notion on its head by showing off the structure, magnifying it and lighting it so it appears lighter and blends into the landscape. (more…)