lights & lasers create spectacular show at shanghai's lake of illusions
 
lights & lasers create spectacular show at shanghai's lake of illusions
sep 14, 2016

lights & lasers create spectacular show at shanghai's lake of illusions

 

‘lake of illusions’, is the latest landmark attraction to be built at the heart of happy valley, a shanghai amusement park. developed in collaboration by OCT shanghai and ECA2, the architectural sculpture serves as leaning land art by day and grand multimedia venue by night. controlled by park administration, the ‘lake of illusions’ utilizes special effects to explore time and space.

shanghai lake illusions ECA2 OCT
standing at 32 meters, the landmark intrigues the visitors with its 15 degree lean

 

video courtesy of ECA2Paris

lights & lasers create spectacular show at shanghai's lake of illusions
internal lighting

lights & lasers create spectacular show at shanghai's lake of illusions
24 moving beams overlook a 36 jet line in the lake

shanghai lake illusions ECA2 OCT
lights and lasers project into the night sky

lights & lasers create spectacular show at shanghai's lake of illusions
lasers surrounding the tower create volumetric shapes

shanghai lake illusions ECA2 OCT
sequence created with interior tower lighting and video projections on lateral water screens 

lights & lasers create spectacular show at shanghai's lake of illusions
lasers intersect water jets

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12 jets burst from ‘lake of illusions’

shanghai lake illusions ECA2 OCT
water screens serve as canvas for narratives in the form of a hologram-like projections

lights & lasers create spectacular show at shanghai's lake of illusions
lights and lasers give the setting a sense of movement

shanghai lake illusions ECA2 OCT
‘lake of illusions’ was produced by OCT shanghai and ECA2

 

 

project info: 

 

global opening: july 10th, 2016
venue: happy valley, shanghai, china
project type: nighttime spectacular
project development: 24 months
show duration: 18 minutes
icon figures: octogonal shape (32 meters high, 6.5 meters at the base, 3.4 meters wide at the top)
scenography size: 88 meters breadth, 145 meters length
audience capacity: 1,000 spectators
team scope: 140 people
show design, and direction: ECA2
production: OCT, ECA2
lead producer: jean-christophe canizares

 

 

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edited by: nick brink | designboom

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