Amazing uses of Light on Buildings


Two of the most ingenious means of creativity the world has to offer are architecture and lighting. We’ve recently seen an explosion of innovative lighting shows which grace amazing buildings around the globe are creating artistic splendor combining the brilliance of both.

Here is an exploration into the most outstanding 4D light shows on buildings of recent times. We also explore five of the most impressive modern architectural achievements which have embraced innovative lighting as part of their design.

Administration Building of Kharkiv, Ukraine

In honour of the city and its Independence Day, a fantastic light show was projected onto the building on 24th August 2010.

Lumière Festival, Lyon

During Lyon’s annual four day festival which runs each December, The Eglise St Nizier, a Lyonais church of Gothic and Renaissance played host to a spectacular 3D light show in 2010.

Vimeo Festival, New York

This was an architectural projection mapping piece on the IAC building, New York, that ended the first Vimeo Film Festival + Awards. The projection was made by


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