End of 2015, we delivered our first science project in China. With a design of Archimedes Exhibitions GmbH, we have developed, produced and installed about 30 interactive exhibits for Liaoning Science and Technology Museum in Shenyang, China. The exhibition gallery 'exploration and discovery' is divided into six zones, each with its own theme/topic. Liaoning Science and Technology Museum, an impressive large science museum with an unprecedented number of exhibits, is specially designed for the Chinese children and teenagers. The exhibits developed by us are characterized by the extreme technical complexity and large scale of the exhibits. The exhibits are arranged in zones with the themes as 'Colorful Body World', gravitym motion, electricity, magnetism', Math Magic and 'Exquisite Microscopic World'.
The focus is on experience and international visitors. In addition to personal guidance, every visitor receives a tablet one entry that guides them interactively. In this way the visitor discovers all ins and outs of the port through augmented reality and virtual reality.
Nathalie van Impe, Head Communication and Marketing officer, is proud on Portopolis. “With this renewal, we are fully focusing on experience and interactivity. One ingredient we are not changing, our hosts are happy to welcome young and old and share their knowledge about the port with great enthusiasm.” Harbourmaster Annick de Ridder completes: “Through Portopolis, our port will also become more tangible to visitors and at the same time we will be working to support the largest economic engine in our region.”
Commissioned by Bailleul Ontwerpbureau who designed and conceived the visitor centre including all AR applications, Bruns was given the responsibility for the realisation of Portopolis together with the multimedia company CREATE.eu.
Photography: Inneke Gebruers
The families in the photo-reportage each form a bubble, so the mouthguards were taken off for a while.