Wings Over Washington - A Flying Ride
Hospitality Development of the Year
The Wings over Washington flying ride at Pier 57 offers a unique way to explore Washington State from a scenic, historical and cultural perspective. Currently the most state-of-the-art theater in the world, WOW uses 5,000 cameras, innovative art laser projection, Mushroom VR™ and a ground-breaking surround sound system to create the illusion of flying over the state’s most memorable landmarks. The interior showcases Pacific Northwest art, nature and architecture, all leading to an exhilarating ride.
Developer/Owner(s): Great Western Pacific Inc.
Architecture Firm(s): JACKSON | MAIN Architecture
General Contractor(s): WG Clark Construction Co.
Construction/Project Manager(s): Manson Construction Co.
Interior Architect/Designer Firm(s):
Consultant Firm(s): Magnusson Klemencic Associates (Structural Engineers), Beger ABAM (Structural Engineer)
Major Sub/Vendor(s): Dynamic Attractions (Ride Designers/Engineers), Phoenix Rising (Screen Designers), Garner Holt Productions LLC (Animatronics), Super 78 (Creative Content), Electrosonic Inc. (Audio-Visual Company)