After her murder in 1984 the last residence of the former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was converted into a museum. With the new lighting solution using the Occhio Più series, implemented as part of the total renovation, it was primarily a matter of ensuring an optically calming effect on the exhibits thanks to the use of uniform lighting, while at the same time enabling different lighting effects for each situation. For the even basic lighting of the large rooms recessed lights with a slightly cooler light color were used. For the lighting of the display cases with sensitive exhibits recessed spotlights were equipped with LEDs in a warmer color temperature with a reduced blue component to protect the sensitive materials. In exhibition areas with individual exhibits recessed and surface-mounted spotlights with low voltage halogen and spot reflectors are used, which create clearly defined, brilliant beam angles.
Year of realisiation: 2012
Client: Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust
Architectural restauration and renovation: K2India, Sunita & Kohelika Kohli, New Delhi
Lighting design: Lightbox, Sharika Nath-Radhu & Ritika Nanda, New Delhi + Occhio projects / Heidi Lindner
Area (GFA): 230 m²
Lighting: Più piano, Più alto
Photography: S. Thiru, Gurgaon