A palace in the core of the medina in this thousand-years city. It was built at the end of the 18th century by the grand vizier of the city. During the first third of the 20th century, it was transform into an hotel by Edmond Pauty, an architecte responsible of heritage isssues (Architecte des Batîments de France), archaeologist, painter and a Morocco lover. This hotel was sale to the ONCF to be reorganized and extended by Edmond Duhon, architect of HM Mohamed V.
Working lights in this symbolic palace is a challenge : make sparkle a diamond without denature it, bright without blind ! Outside, gardens, ponds, patios. Inside, … The whole expression of the majestic Moroccan arts and crafts !
Project ownership : ONCF.
Project management : AXE – CMS.
Le Point Lumineux – Lighting designers.
Surface area : 10 000 m².
Projected cost of the lighting works : 4,4 M € (taxes free).
Material using light sources of type Light-Emitting Diodes.