International Exposition of Zaragoza 2008 - Expo 2008

Water and sustainable development

June 14, 2008 - September 14, 2008

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Russia at the Exhibition Expo Zaragoza 2008

© Philippe Lemaire

The Russian pavilion at the Expo will feature an ecological defence laboratory where visitors can learn about environmental crisis prevention and resolution measures. This attraction will be interactive so that the public can take part in the work of analysis and sampling and learn the protocols for action in emergency situations such as oil spills, explosions, fires, floods, release of toxic chemicals into the atmosphere, earthquakes, radioactive pollution or ruptures in hydraulic structures, among others.
In addition, the enclosure has a cinema with a capacity for 70 people where audiovisual material of about 12 minutes will be shown. Below this room is a play area with a virtual aquarium in which visitors can observe oscillating algae, huge schools of fish and mammals of various kinds. Various special effects, such as reflections and light effects, will create a sense of reality
and light effects will create a sense of reality, while the audience will
the movement of the animals with the help of three screens. The restaurant, designed as a virtual journey, completes the installation.

© Exposicion International Zaragoza 2008