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Build Back Better GOLD Award

Light Bureau receives a Build Back Better GOLD Award for the Musicon Path in Roskilde, Denmark.

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The playful lighting design at The Musicon Path was recognised in the inaugural lighting category of the Build Back Better Awards. “A brilliant use of technology in the public realm”, said the judges.

The Build Back Better Awards celebrate and reward projects, products and industry initiatives for their innovation, creativity, social value and environmental leadership. It celebrates lighting that is designed primarily for collaboration, wellbeing or inclusion, where the lighting is for people.

Together with Lighting Designer Simon Panduro we are very proud of this project and honored by this recognition.


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About The Musicon Path

Along the pump track in Roskilde's creative quarter Musicon Bydelen, Liquid Light® creates a visual environment with its own unique expression.

The main theme of the project The Musicon Path is: play and learning. The idea is to simulate the movements of water because water is highly interactive and responds in different ways to different forces, and thus “inviting people to stay and play”.

The lighting concept is Liquid Light where the lighting is designed to have smooth intensity transitions with large variations. The concept consists of two layers of light. An architectural layer combining functionality and aesthetics, responsible for sufficient visibility of the users and for the general appearance of the area, and a behavioural layer responsible for the playful interaction, both direct and indirect, between the users and the pump track expressed as a flowing wave of light.



Lighting Design: Simon Panduro & Light Bureau

Developer: Roskilde Municipality

Partners: Lighting Metropolis

Contractors: Ørsted, Dirt Builders, Gottlieb

Photographer: Tomasz Majewski

Awards: LAMP 2019 , Darc Awards 2019, Lighting Design Award Highly Commended 2020, Build Back Better Award 2021.


Lars Barthold Hansen - Market Area Manager, Light Bureau Denmark

Lars Barthold Hansen

Market Area Manager, Light Bureau Denmark

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