Tag Archives: theme park design

Main Street U.S.A. Music Lesson

Disney theme park historian and analyst Foxxy Hooves of the excellent Passport to Dreams blog is known for her long and very detailed articles on the esoterica of Disney’s theme park design. I always learn something, even on a subject … Continue reading

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Interactive Queue Element from Seven Dwarfs Mine Train

A few days ago Disney released this preview of one interactive element that will be featured in the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train standby queue. Kinda reminds me of one of the games they added to Space Mountain’s queue a few … Continue reading

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Inside Disney California Adventure’s Secret Audio Control Room

Audio design is one of the aspects of theme park design that often gets overlooked. But the background music and on-stage productions play a key role in setting the mood inside the parks. From running the sound along the performance … Continue reading

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Bring to Walt Disney World: The Hyperloop

This week crazy-like-a-fox billionaire businessman Elon Musk introduced his latest revolutionary concept, the Hyperloop, and then gave it away to the masses as an open source project. Musk’s previous successes include Paypal (without which much online transactions wouldn’t happen), Tesla … Continue reading

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Disney Research Invents Robot You Can Juggle With

Some pretty amazing robot animatronic developments coming out of Disney Research Pittsburgh these days. The latest to be revealed is this robot you can play catch and even juggle with. Entertainment robots in theme park environments typically do not allow … Continue reading

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