Permanent lighting schemes

Halles de Lyon - Paul Bocuse (2015)


Thank you Monsieur Paul 

This year, the illumination pays tribute to the celebrated Lyon chef who has become a key element of Lyon’s identity. This monumental mural, installed opposite the entrance to Les Halles, Lyon’s market, bears his name. At night, videos and lights animate the fresco. The spectacle, which lasts about ten minutes, looks back over the highlights of the career of the world’s best known Michelin-starred chef and the products which made his cuisine so famous.

With the support of the Direction de l’Eclairage Public of the City of Lyon.

Métro B to Place Guichard • Tramway T1 to Mairie in the 3rd arrondissement

• Gilbert Coudène – Les Allumeurs de Rêve
• Production: Light Event Consulting

More about Lyon’s gastronomy


the façades of the Antiquaille (2015)

Simulation of the lighting on the façades of the Antiquaille

A historic building which is integral to the landscape of Fourvière hill, the Antiquaille has undergone an ambitious urban renovation programme. The objective of this lighting is to add to the nocturnal landscape of this hill. The emphasis will be on the roofs, highlighting the vertical and horizontal lines.

No intrusive light will disturb the privacy of the residents, or the view of the night-time spectacle of Lyon and its surroundings lying before you.

Métro to Vieux-Lyon and then the Saint-Just funicular to Place des Minimes

  • Production: Direction de l’Eclairage Public – City of Lyon
  • Ligthning Designer: Philippe Hutinet

Lafayette Bridge (2015)

As a major component of the nocturnal view of the Rhône and its riverbanks, the lighting of the Lafayette bridge will also be renovated.

The lace-like structure will be revealed by a focus on transparency. A shade of blue will be used under the bridge, recalling the colour of the Rhône and the lights on the riverbanks. This cold blue is also a reminder of the glacial origin of the river, the source of which lies in the Swiss mountains.

Métro A to Cordeliers

  • Production: Direction de l’Eclairage Public – City of Lyon

The renovation of Wilson Bridge (2015)

L'Hôtel Dieu et le Pont Wilson © Direction de l'Eclairage public

The current Light Plan includes a renovation of the lighting on the Wilson bridge by the end of 2015. This bridge over the Rhône currently has lighting dating from the 1st Light Plan in 1989. The renovation will harmonise the lighting with the various neighbouring light ambiances: the Hôtel Dieu and the public lighting around it, the view of the slopes of the Croix Rousse from the bridge, and the series of bridges over the river.

Métro A to Cordeliers • Métro A or D to Bellecour

  • Production: Direction de l’Eclairage Public – City of Lyon
  • Lighting designed by Les Eclairagistes Associés

Incity Tower (2015)

Lyon’s nocturnal landscape is further enriched with the lighting of the Incity Tower, the second building after the Part Dieu library to feature in this district’s new light plan. The architectural light, which is part of the urban lighting, fits in the planned vocabulary for this area, with monochromatic variations centred on white light (from gold to silver). For special events, this building can be transformed with polychromatic tableaux.

Métro B to Part-Dieu

  • Lighting designed by the 8’18 studio - François MIGEON and architects Valode & Pistre
  • Developer: Sogelym Dixence
  • Owner: Caisse d’Epargne Rhône Alpes

Find out more about the urban redevelopment of Part-Dieu (in french)