Regenerate the city’s port area into a cultural and business hub, to boost tourism and the economy
Hosting the 2016 Olympics was not only a catalyst for the city of Rio de Janeiro to invest in the city’s sporting infrastructure. The local authorities also seized this opportunity to regenerate the city’s port area, Porto Maravilha, into a cultural and business hub, to boost tourism and the economy long after this prestigious competition.
The area has been transformed with new office developments, the futuristic Museu do Amanhã (Museum of Tomorrow) and plenty of open spaces for visitors and people working in the area to relax and soak up the beautiful views of the coast.
A new sustainable tramway was also built to transport people in and out of the port, strongly improving mobility within the city.
Schréder was delighted to participate in this innovative project that will provide a lasting legacy for the residents of Rio de Janeiro. We provided sustainable lighting solutions that create safe and welcoming spaces for people to enjoy, bringing the areas to life at night for a long time to come.
This old port area, at the heart of the city’s regeneration plan, is lit by the Yoa luminaire. Redeveloped to incorporate large open spaces so that the residents and visitors can take advantage at all times, good lighting was critical for this area in the evening.
The Yoa is ideal. Its pure design perfectly integrates this modern landscape by day and provides a gentle white light to create a warm nocturnal ambiance.
Over 1,400 Yoa luminaires are installed throughout the area in different configurations (post-top, single bracket and double bracket) to meet the lighting requirements for the diverse areas in aesthetic harmony.
The new VLT tramway, passing through this area, operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
It is essential that people feel completely safe when using this new form of public transport. The Yoa does just that by providing a bright white uniform light that creates a secure and pleasant environment while keeping energy costs to a minimum.
Museu do Amanhã
The BaroLED floodlight contributes to highlighting the impressive architecture of this iconic building at night while achieving LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification.