Throughout the years, since its start, the Endesa Foundation has carried out lighting projects on some of the most significant places of worship in Spain. The cloister of the Santo Domingo de la Calzada Romanesque Cathedral in La Rioja, or the Passion Façade of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, are just a couple of examples. But also in other countries too. The Endesa Foundation’s architectural lighting work extends to projects in Portugal, Peru, Chile, Colombia, Bolivia and Italy. They have provided lighting for emblematic spaces such as the Santiago de Chile Cathedral or the Government Palace in Lima, Peru.
The lighting projects carried out on monuments in the south of Spain by Endesa Foundation should also be mentioned. Over the years, in the field of lighting, it has become a point of reference in Andalusia and Extremadura, illuminating the most emblematic monuments in the area. The Almeria cathedral, the cathedral-mosque in Cordoba, the Emérita Augusta Roman Bridge in Merida or the Huelva University are just a few examples of the extensive architectural lighting projects carried out by this Foundation.
But not only religious buildings have been lit up. The Endesa Foundation has also helped illuminate important museums such as the Reina Sofía Museum or the Sorolla Museum. Providing lighting for places that are home to great works of art was a considerable challenge for the Endesa Foundation.
“When we look at a Picasso painting, it is important to really distinguish the colours and to make sure there are no shadows. This is what the Endesa Foundation has achieved with the illumination of the Picasso Museum in Malaga”, Gloria Juste explains. That is why this task is so important; it is not only about saving and achieving energy efficiency, but also about promoting the country's heritage in the most artistic form possible, illuminating art in an artful way.