Toshiba Corp. on May 24 announced it has reached a basic agreement with the Louvre Museum in Paris to replace part of the interior lighting with Toshiba LED lighting.
This is Phase 2 of a renovation project that Toshiba Corp. and the Louvre have pursued in partnership since 2010.
This next project phase will see the renovation of LED lighting in important interior spaces of the museum.
It includes exhibit lighting for Leonardo da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" and for the Red Rooms, which display famous masterpieces such as Jacques-Louis David's "Consecration of the Emperor Napoleon I and Coronation of the Empress Josephine," as well as Napoleon Hall, the Louvre's main entrance.
As part of the project, a dedicated lighting system will be installed for the "Mona Lisa," and the Red Rooms' ceiling fixtures will be converted to LED by the end of May 2013. Lighting in Napoleon Hall is expected be converted to LED by the first half of 2014.
Under a partnership agreement with the Louvre, Toshiba has already lit up parts of the museum's exterior, including I.M. Pei's "Pyramid."
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