LED dragon breathes fire into Japanese attraction
A 40 ft tower featuring two intertwining LED video displays is the highlight of a Japanese spa resort. Louis Brill describes the design and fabrication challenges involved in the project.
"The video entertainment attraction was commissioned by Enoshima Spa and Resort, who wanted an attraction to draw tourists and local-area residents to visit the island and the resort," explained architect Kilhak Kunimoto of Kunimoto Architect Group, Atlanta, Georgia.
The tower design called for two matching LED video screens in the shape of a double helix. The task was undertaken by Optec Displays, an LED sign manufacturer based in City of Industry, California.+++++++
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