The Louvre Museum is planning an overhaul to replace its current lighting with more energy-efficient and cost-effective LED lighting.
To that end, the Louvre Pyramid, designed by architect I.M. Pei, will be refitted.
Toshiba has signed a partnership agreement to provide the lighting, which in the first phase will encompass the glass pyramids and outdoor lighting for Napoleon Court as well as the Cour Carree, the Louvre's underground, sky-lighted entrance, square, and visitors' center, Toshiba announced Wednesday.
The Napoleon Court lighting is expected to be completed in 2011, with the remaining entrance and underground lobby lighting for the … Read more