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Digital Projection completes installation at the Alexis de Tocqueville library
12 Jun 2017 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
Digital Projections’ two ceiling 3-Chip DLP HIGHlite projectors were installed throughout the sciences and technologies centre in the library
The Alexis de Tocqueville library in Caen, France has opened its doors following an extensive £54.6m ($70.7m USD, €63 m) remodel.

The state-of-the-art library was designed by architect Rem Koolhaas, from Dutch architecture firm OMA.

Shaped like a St Andrew’s cross, the building plays host to over a million works of art, organised into four themed areas: Arts, literature, sciences & technologies and human sciences.

The sciences & technologies area, an impressive glass centre, welcomes visitors with a spectacular semi-cylindrical video fresco. Due to the natural lighting and the unusual size of the projection area (22m by 5m) the fresco presented a number of challenges to integrate.

To overcome these issues Auvisys, a Caen-based company who handled the audio-visual installations, opted for Digital Projections’ two ceiling 3-Chip DLP HIGHlite projectors. The projector was selected for its high resolution image quality, brightness and low maintenance upkeep.

Chris Axford, Digital Projection’s international sales & marketing director, says: “We were delighted that Auvisys selected our projectors for use in this flagship installation. They did a superb job of integrating all the AV with the static museum pieces and together they provide a truly world class attraction.”
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Jora Vision creates tropical paradise at Walibi Belgium
17 Oct 2017 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
Design firm Jora Vision has been appointed to redesign the Aqualibi waterpark at the Walibi Belgium resort.
FaulknerBrowns and Polin creating waterpark next to 800 year-old church tower
16 Oct 2017 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
Waterslide manufacturer Polin is collaborating with architecture firm FaulknerBrowns to create an indoor waterpark, located next to a church spire dating from the Middle Ages.
Richard and Ana Meier collaborate on lights inspired by geometry and past buildings
16 Oct 2017 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
The designer Ana Meier has joined forces with her father, Pritzker-winning architect Richard Meier, and lighting specialist Hervé Descottes to launch a new 12-piece lighting collection.
Life Fitness launches innovative new IC8 bike
12 Oct 2017 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
Life Fitness has introduced the IC8, an indoor power trainer with greater power accuracy, wattage and performance data than any other indoor cycle.
Terry Crews partners with Bernhardt Design for luxurious furniture collection
12 Oct 2017 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
Former NFL player and Hollywood actor Terry Crews has created a furniture collection with American furniture company Bernhardt Design.
Spafinder enhances offer with additional partner services
09 Oct 2017 . BY Tom Walker
Wellness rewards and incentives brand SpaFinder has introduced new gift card technology, enhanced distribution channels and additional partner services as part of efforts to “more effectively connect to consumers”.
Waarmakers launch sustainable lamp made from its own packaging
06 Oct 2017 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
Dutch product design studio Waarmakers has launched the R16 lamp, an innovative and sustainable light fixture made from its own packaging.
WOHA launches luxury lifestyle collection
03 Oct 2017 . BY Lauren Heath-Jones
WOHA, the architecture and design firm behind the Park Royal hotel in Singapore, have launched WOHAbeing, a luxurious lifestyle line.
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FORREC is an entertainment design company that creates places of escape and destinations of distinction. Our creative house leads in the design of theme parks, waterparks, retail and mixed-use developments, resorts and visitor attractions globally.
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