11 September 2008
Installation Marathon at the Museum: Cinnabar Commences "Altered State" Exhibit Setup At New California Academy of Sciences
Cinnabar, Inc. - a leading production and fabrication house for motion pictures, museums and themed entertainment - is in the heady final weeks of installing 35,000 square feet of exhibits the company produced for the new California Academy of Sciences in Golden Gate Park, set to open Sept. 27. Cinnabar has commenced installation of "Altered State," 10,000 square feet of contemporary exhibits concerning climate change and the state of California.
"Climate change doesn't have a fixed outcome - what we do as individuals and as a community will affect the next part of the story," says Cinnabar CEO Jonathan Katz. "That's why it was especially important to design and produce "Altered State" as a participatory guest experience. The issue becomes real in terms of people's daily lives - the choices we make - and how we perceive California." Katz is particularly well qualified for his role as executive producer of "Altered State." A man with a strong bond to his home state of California, Katz exhibits both passion and professional credentials in both design and conservation...
Click here to read the full news story in Lighting and Sound America, or here to read it on Blooloop. Photo: T-rex in the Extinctions exhibit at the new California Academy of Sciences. Photo by Cinnabar, Inc.
Read Cinnabar's weekly installation diary as they work towards completion of the new Academy (opening date, 27 Sept 2008.) Thanks to Blooloop for publishing it. September 10 entry. August 29 entry. Aug 22 entry. Aug 11 entry.
09 September 2008
Thanks in part to ETC lighting products, the Palazzo Las Vegas is not only the newest, tallest and most luxurious hotel and resort complex on the Strip, it is also the greenest. The $1.9 billion, 50-story Palazzo Las Vegas opened in December 2007, located next to its sister property, The Venetian. The largest LEED structure in the world, Palazzo Las Vegas presages a new era of conservation-minded building construction in the area...
Read the full news story here on Lighting & Sound America.