Project: Imagine, Dubai Festival City

Description: Imagine, Dubai Festival City is the main outside attraction for visitors to Dubai Festival City Mall.

Location: Dubai, UAE

Client: Al Futtaim Group Real Estate

Architect: Laservision

Year: 2016

IMAGINE is the record-breaking, main outside attraction for visitors to the Dubai Festival City Mall, offering a unique sensory experience and harnessing the power of light, water and fire combined with giant aqua screens, 30 fountains and surround sound to connect with audiences.  Boasting the largest water screen projection in the world – a Guinness World Records breaker, it features the latest entertainment technology in water, pyrotechnics, lasers, lights and dramatic effects.

IMAGINE consists of a floating circular pontoon within the marina adjacent to the shopping mall, with media columns/blades located around the marina promenade containing sound and effects with further effects on the mall roof where a control room and projector room are also located. The pontoon contains almost 1.5MW of pump loads to serve the water features associated with the show as well as projectors and laser lighting, taking the overall load to approximately 2MW. The media blades and land-based assets account for a further 1MW taking the overall show load to the order of 3MW.