Castle Of Good Hope- Cape Town

Architectural Illumination of Oldest surviving Heritage Building in South Africa


18,5 Million colour palette to choose from with >50% ENERGY SAVINGS


Client Brief: Design & installation of an RGB architectural legacy project as part of the Philips C2C (Cairo 2 Cape Town roadshow) . >50% savings to be achieved over traditional Light sources used. Western Cape Heritage building illumination design restrictions such that no LED fixtures are to be fixed or to touch the >200 year old building. Enhance attraction of building  by creating a nightime feature , while achieving Energy cost savings. Phase 1: Main Wall and Entrance tower illuminated using 2x 20D & 5x 40D RGB LED Floods , while Buuren , Leerdam and Orange Bastions each to have 10x 10D RGB floods creating dynamic “curtain feature”. Bespoke light shows with various wall wash, chasing rainbow, sparkle effects and a pallate to choose from of 18,5 million colours Phase 2 & 3 to be installed in early 2015


Large energy savings: Instant >50% energy savings Reduced Maintenance costs: the lamp life increases from 4000 hrs to 75 000hrs resulting in reduced maintenace costs. Enhance security and Robust : Architectiral illumination enhances security of building as well as a “fit & forget” LED product with IP65 rating and vandal proof fixtures. Dynamic RGB light shows: Bespoke lighting show designs using CK Color Play3 authored software programme. Value add to marketing of COGH as tourist destination CO² Emissions: Reduced CO² emissions by approximately 5.9 tonnes per year over traditional light sources used