Aberdeen in Colour

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Aberdeen in Colour maps put how to use creative lighting to showcase the city’s landmarks, civic spaces and streetscape; to improve wayfinding, enhance cultural experiences, and make the city centre even more welcoming.

It proposes individual schemes for the Castlegate; Union Street; Belmont Street; Langstane Place; Correction Wynd; Golden Square; Wellington and Victoria Bridges; the banks of the River Dee; St Nicholas Kirk; The Green; Donald’s Way; and Adelphi Lane.

The strategy and implementation plan has been adopted by Aberdeen City Council iand businesses cases will be developed for the schemes.

Aberdeen in Colour was drawn up by award-winning lighting design consultancy Steensen Varming and informed by a public survey. SV designed the lighting for Sydney Opera House and has already produced a festive lighting design for The Green (below) in Aberdeen.