Once complete it will be the longest public art commission in the world at 2.3 miles in length – spanning 4.5 nautical miles between Albert Bridge in the west and Tower Bridge in the east. Conceived by internationally-acclaimed artist Leo Villareal and British architectural practice Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands, and delivered by the Illuminated River Foundation, the artwork has been sensitively developed, paying attention to heritage, wildlife and the built environment to create something exceptional – a transformation that celebrates the role that the Thames bridges play in the enduring global identity of London, and encourages people to enjoy the river and riverside at night.

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Illuminated River

Explore the first four Bridges, and the next installations to be completed in Winter 2020.

Explore the first four Bridges, and the next installations to be completed in Winter 2020.

Explore the first four Bridges, and the next installations to be completed in Winter 2020.

Explore the first four Bridges and the next installations to be completed in Winter 2020

Leo Villareal and British architectural practice Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands, and delivered by the Illuminated River Foundation, the artwork has been sensitively developed, paying attention to heritage

Once complete it will be the longest public art commission in the world at 2.3 miles in length – spanning 4.5 nautical miles between Albert Bridge in the west and Tower Bridge in the east. Conceived by internationally-acclaimed artist Leo Villareal and British architectural practice Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands, and delivered by the Illuminated River Foundation, the artwork has been sensitively developed, paying attention to heritage, wildlife and the built environment to create something exceptional – a transformation that celebrates the role that the Thames bridges play in the enduring global identity of London, and encourages people to enjoy the river and riverside at night.

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Leo Villareal and British architectural practice Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands, and delivered by the Illuminated River Foundation, the artwork has been sensitively developed, paying attention to heritage

Once complete it will be the longest public art commission in the world at 2.3 miles in length – spanning 4.5 nautical miles between Albert Bridge in the west and Tower Bridge in the east. Conceived by internationally-acclaimed artist Leo Villareal and British architectural practice Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands, and delivered by the Illuminated River Foundation, the artwork has been sensitively developed, paying attention to heritage 13, wildlife and the built environment to create something exceptional – a transformation that celebrates the role that the Thames bridges play in the enduring global identity of London, and encourages people to enjoy the river and riverside at night.

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Leo Villareal and British architectural practice Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands, and delivered by the Illuminated River Foundation, the artwork has been sensitively developed, paying attention to heritage

Once complete it will be the longest public art commission in the world at 2.3 miles in length – spanning 4.5 nautical miles between Albert Bridge in the west and Tower Bridge in the east. Conceived by internationally-acclaimed artist Leo Villareal and British architectural practice Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands, and delivered by the Illuminated River Foundation, the artwork has been sensitively developed, paying attention to heritage 13, wildlife and the built environment to create something exceptional – a transformation that celebrates the role that the Thames bridges play in the enduring global identity of London, and encourages people to enjoy the river and riverside at night.

Once complete it will be the longest public art commission in the world at 2.3 miles in length – spanning 4.5 nautical miles between Albert Bridge in the west and Tower Bridge in the east. Conceived by internationally-acclaimed artist Leo Villareal and British architectural practice Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands, and delivered by the Illuminated River Foundation, the artwork has been sensitively developed, paying attention to heritage 13, wildlife and the built environment to create something exceptional – a transformation that celebrates the role that the Thames bridges play in the enduring global identity of London, and encourages people to enjoy the river and riverside at night.

Once complete it will be the longest public art commission in the world at 2.3 miles in length – spanning 4.5 nautical miles between Albert Bridge in the west and Tower Bridge in the east. Conceived by internationally-acclaimed artist Leo Villareal and British architectural practice Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands, and delivered by the Illuminated River Foundation, the artwork has been sensitively developed, paying attention to heritage 13, wildlife and the built environment to create something exceptional – a transformation that celebrates the role that the Thames bridges play in the enduring global identity of London, and encourages people to enjoy the river and riverside at night.

Once complete it will be the longest public art commission in the world at 2.3 miles in length – spanning 4.5 nautical miles between Albert Bridge in the west and Tower Bridge in the east. Conceived by internationally-acclaimed artist Leo Villareal and British architectural practice Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands, and delivered by the Illuminated River Foundation, the artwork has been sensitively developed, paying attention to heritage 13, wildlife and the built environment to create something exceptional – a transformation that celebrates the role that the Thames bridges play in the enduring global identity of London, and encourages people to enjoy the river and riverside at night.

Once complete it will be the longest public art commission in the world at 2.3 miles in length – spanning 4.5 nautical miles between Albert Bridge in the west and Tower Bridge in the east. Conceived by internationally-acclaimed artist Leo Villareal and British architectural practice Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands, and delivered by the Illuminated River Foundation, the artwork has been sensitively developed, paying attention to heritage 13, wildlife and the built environment to create something exceptional – a transformation that celebrates the role that the Thames bridges play in the enduring global identity of London, and encourages people to enjoy the river and riverside at night.

Once complete it will be the longest public art commission in the world at 2.3 miles in length – spanning 4.5 nautical miles between Albert Bridge in the west and Tower Bridge in the east. Conceived by internationally-acclaimed artist Leo Villareal and British architectural practice Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands, and delivered by the Illuminated River Foundation, the artwork has been sensitively developed, paying attention to heritage 13, wildlife and the built environment to create something exceptional – a transformation that celebrates the role that the Thames bridges play in the enduring global identity of London, and encourages people to enjoy the river and riverside at night.

Once complete it will be the longest public art commission in the world at 2.3 miles in length – spanning 4.5 nautical miles between Albert Bridge in the west and Tower Bridge in the east. Conceived by internationally-acclaimed artist Leo Villareal and British architectural practice Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands, and delivered by the Illuminated River Foundation, the artwork has been sensitively developed, paying attention to heritage 13, wildlife and the built environment to create something exceptional – a transformation that celebrates the role that the Thames bridges play in the enduring global identity of London, and encourages people to enjoy the river and riverside at night.