7 Amazing Aquarium DesignApr 13th, 2011 | By wownesia | Category: Place
1. Dubai aquarium In Dubai Mall
Stingrays was swimming in the Dubai aquarium in Dubai Mall. This aquarium has the same area of 50 times the ball field. The Dubai Aquarium is very knowledgeable, entertaining, and designed to perfection. This aquarium consists of three decks and the glass tunnel that shows the beauty underwater life.
2. Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta
Georgia Aquarium is the largest aquarium in the world, located in Atlanta, and it’s a stunning home for more than 100.000 animals and 500 different marine species. The capacity of this aquarium is 8.1 million gallons (31,000 m³) of fresh seawater.
3. Churaumi Aquarium, Okinawa
World’s Second Largest Aquarium, Churaumi Aquarium, is the part of the Ocean Expo Commemorative National Government Park, located in Motobu, Okinawa, Japan. The capacity of this aquarium is 7500 m³ (1,981,290) of sea water. Churaumi Aquarium is one of the few places where visitors can see the amazing variety of sea like a giant shark.
4. The Aquarium of Western Australia (AQWA)
AQWA, a world of underwater adventure that is difficult to believe that there is in Western Australia, from cold water to the southern ocean, tropical paradise that contains rocks and coral reefs in the North. AQWA is the aquarium which was officially opened as the Perth Underwater World on April 13, 1988 and now acquired by new owners, Coral World International and Morris Kahn, in 1991. Later changed its name to the present (AQWA) on January 1, 2001. These facilities have to accommodate approximately 400 species of marine animals.
5. Ushaka Marine World
The largest aquarium in Africa - Ushaka Marine World, located along the plains between the border and coastal settlements in Durban harbor. KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, is a charming amusement park and in addition also as the 5th largest aquarium with 32 tanks of water. Marine animals can be found from the tiny seahorses to sharks and dolphins. The aquarium is intentionally designed to look like part of the sinking ship cabin.
6. AquaDom, The Radisson Hotel Aquarium
The construction of AquaDom was inaugurated in December 2003 and the cost is estimated in 12.8 million Euros. Acrylic glass cylinder was built by U.S. companies, Reynolds Polymer Technology. Outer cylinder was assembled on site from four pieces of fruit. Cylindrical part in a lift is made in one piece. The Aquadom is acrylic glass cylinder which is the largest in the world, with a diameter of more than 11 meters long and built on the foundation as high as 9 meters.
7. Virtual Aquarium 32 Million Dollars
Feeling under the sea, maybe that’s what you feel when you will enter one of the new mall standing in Beijing. Because the roof of the canopy in the form of screen size LCD250mx30m, in addition to protection from hot sun, we can also see the atmosphere of a typical submarine. LCD screen is 80 feet tall, is a combination of 5 wide LCD screen that has 7500 square meters (as a football field area ratio is only 5500 square meters). But, do not ask the total cost of installation, the installation of this LCD screen is spending $ 32 million.