AQUARIUM OF ROME - EXPO
FISH ROBOT , SENSATIONAL VIDEO IN 3D EDUTAINMENT RESEARCH AND DEVELOPED IN TEN THOUSAND SQUARE METERS
The Aquarium of Rome EXPO - SEA LIFE presented January 19 to press will be the most largest for extension in Italy and among the first in Europe. This is thanks to the collaboration between SEA LIFE , which will manage the traditional aquarium of 4000 m2 , and the EXPO that will help make the future only aquarium in the capital.
The Expo will be developed in ten thousand square meters , in its tanks will be three million liters of water, there will be a 400-seat auditorium where the film will be screened in stereoscopic 3D. Element will be the greatest attraction basins within which sophisticated robotic fish will swim and others where you will develop research projects for the protection, marine preservation and education,
a large area dedicated to services and a section dedicated to museum of the Mediterranean.
The layout of the rooms EXPO will be edited in collaboration with imported Italian authorities and institutions such as ENEA , Bio-park , CNR, Expomed , Navy League , Michelagnoli Foundation , the Museum Pigorini , Ministry of Environment and Protection of Land and sea , the Ministry of agriculture, Food and Forestry, University Campus Bio Medico , University La Sapienza , Politecnico di Milano .
Michele Ruschioni - Head of Press Office Aquarium Rome 3289551503
Silvia Cavalsassi - External Relations Aquarium Rome 0699706697
The Mediterranean enters in the Capital. To get to know the depth of the "Mare Nostrum" and admire the natural spectacle of Marine Protected Areas off the Italian coast you will not need to be an expert diver : just visit " MEDITERRANEUM - Aquarium of Rome ," the new museum and exhibition aquatic media being carried out under the lake Eur in Rome. MEDITERRANEUM open the door to an amazing and spectacular world, entertaining visitors thanks to the use of technology and futuristic at the same time provide a work of profound environmental education through direct contact with some of the most representative species present in the Mediterranean basin.
The structure , a veritable city museum of the Mediterranean , will cover an area of 14 thousand square meters of halls and rooms sealed in a transparent acrylic casing , sealed under the water mass of the lake, to offer the visitor the feeling a walk on the seabed. Within these environments will be played scientifically , with real rocks and flora , the protected parks in the Mediterranean, with specific attention to the Italian ones , and some river and lake environments .
A part of the exhibition space has been entrusted to Merlin Entertainments , British multinational leader in the field of entertainment, which can boast a unique experience in the management of theme parks, both in Europe and in the world, and who will manage the space allocated to ' traditional aquarium . Read the press release and its translation
Alongside the traditional aquarium will be built permanent exhibition area dedicated to underwater activities in the Mediterranean, the Mediterranean EXPO , destined to become an important meeting point between science and the public, through the organization of conferences , exhibitions and screenings. The objective of the Expo is the realization of an educational interactive , strongly characterized by the use of the latest technologies , able to engage , particularly the younger ones, in a multi-sensory experience , able to stimulate interest in the peculiarities the Mediterranean marine world and especially cultivate love and respect for the environment.
The work, with minimal environmental impact , will grow entirely below the water surface , a culmination of a project conceived at the time by the famous architect Marcello Piacentini , and will aim to recover the history and the central role of culture in Rome " Mare Nostrum " . MEDITERRANEUM - Aquarium Rome will create a rich educational and cultural journey that will enhance the Eur with its rich museum complex and will be able to promote an international network among the largest aquariums in the Mediterranean , introducing not only the animals that inhabit the Mediterranean , but also the importance of the river Tiber.
The aquarium traditional and Expo will be joined by a large area of shops and services related to the marine world and the Mediterranean . Agreements were signed with leading companies in the field of hospitality and reception in order to provide visitors with the highest quality aquarium in the restaurant and in all those services ( bookshops , specialty stores, children's areas ) can make unique and unforgettable visit. Finally, since the early months of 2011 was completed the multistorey car park , consisting of four underground floors with a final capacity of nearly 600 parking spaces , which will provide a valuable service to the citizens carried out in full compliance with the zoning regulations .
The realization of MEDITERRANEUM - Aquarium of Rome not only get the result of giving birth to a new media center with an important environmental impact close to zero, but will bring with it a series of improvements that will involve all the surrounding areas and eliminate the small and large traces of degradation for years involving the lake Eur . Below , some examples of how MEDITERRANEUM will be able to turn the page to the area.
The beating heart of MEDITERRANEUM - Aquarium of Rome will be the ' EXPO Mediterranean , an area of about 4,000 square meters designed to illustrate the history , habitats and biodiversity of the "mare nostrum" educate and love and respect for extraordinary place, cradle of our civilization, but also a strategic resource for our future.
The structure of the Mediterranean EXPO is futuristic : the proposed route simulates the dive into the depths of the sea thanks to the creation of spectacular tunnel of clear acrylic that Perme
Visitors who enter the halls of MEDITERRANEUM - Aquarium of Rome , as well as admiring the fish and all kinds of animals that live in the " Mare Nostrum" , also assist the technological miracle of the fish robot. The Association Expomed has developed the artificial replicas of various marine organisms Mediterranean . These robots , through sophisticated sensors , move independently in underwater environments by copying the exact movements of the species.