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The Jefferson Memorial

 

 

 

 

The lighting of the Jefferson Memorial creates an awe-inspiring nighttime experience for Washington, DC tourists and residents alike. The lighting connects the structure to its surroundings and reveals the full grandeur of the architecture, allowing visitors to appreciate the historic monument at all times of day and night. Visitors linger on the lighted steps, exploring the details of the memorial, from the text frieze surrounding the domed interior to the statue of Jefferson himself. State-of-the-art, energy efficient light sources used throughout the project allowed the Park Service to reduce energy consumption by almost 80% while creating a picture postcard image of the Memorial.

 

 

 

 

Project Details

 

Location:

Washington, DC

 

Client:

The National Park Service

 

Awards:

IESNY Lumen Award Winner

IALD Honorable Mention

 

Read the Architectural Lighting Magazine article on the Jefferson Memorial

 

 

 

 

Ken Douglas designed this project during his tenure with the Mintz Lighting Group.

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