Challenge

Szczecin, the capital of the West Pomerania Province and one of Poland’s most important cities has a complex history, marked by its architectural make-up. One of its most interesting districts that is located on the eastern side of the Oder River and called Łasztownia has always teemed with urban life. Ahead of the modernisation of this district, the City Council decided to ask locals for their opinion and organised the competition of the best conceptual plans. The challenging part for participants was to provide the public with an effective quality space plan and public-transport solutions, as well as high-quality architectural solutions.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9Ws2yCztXY

Solution

To show how immersive technologies can instantly help change the landscape, Pixel Legend have created a 360˚interactive map of the Łasztowania district where guests could build their own version of the future city layout gamepad and simple blocks on the table. These were scanned by stereoscopic cameras and transformed into a visualisation on the dome wall surrounding the audience in real time. This allowed visitors to test their ideas and take a walk through streets they’ve just built. Scenes were saved to the cloud, so a user could open them in the mobile application at home.

6000

visitors

150

created projects

Results

6000 visitors attended VR Dome, 150 of the proposed projects on how Łasztownia should be changed were passed on to the City Council for analysis. Project got 50 media mentions spanning specialist titles and international TV.

The dome was supplied by Freedomes.