University of Sydney Great Hall

Over the past 150 years the Great Hall has been used for a wide variety of events, including conferring of degrees, musical and dramatic productions, banquets, public lectures, book launches, balls, exams, commemoration, memorial services, antique fair, Chancellor’s Committee annual book sale and many other events.

The upgrade of the lighting installation highlights the architectural features, introduces theatrical elements and various scenarios for different events maintaining the heritage character and minimising the impact on the heritage fabric.

With the new lighting installation, the existing heritage luminaires were upgraded and new lighting bars along the sides of the building with theatrical style luminaires were installed to highlight architectural features of the interior.

A theatrical DMX control system allows for smooth dimming and highly flexible control for different lighting scenarios.