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Hemisfèric

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Hemisfèric is a remarkable and spectacular building designed by Santiago Calatrava that represents a huge human eye, the eye of wisdom.

 

This symbolises the observation of the world that visitors discover by means of surprising audiovisual projections.

The Hemisfèric was inaugurated in 1998 and was the first building in the City of Arts and Sciences to open its doors to the public.

 

El Hemisfèric have an ovoid roof over 100 metres long that contains in its interior the large sphere that constitutes the projection room.

The Hemisfèric consists of the hall, the main entrance, the projection hall itself, and the Perimeter Ring.

 

In the hall you can find the main services open to the public (ticket offices, cafeteria, shop, information desk, booking counter, etc.); there is also a central space for temporary exhibitions.

 

The projection hall, which can hold over 300 people, has a concave screen with a surface area of 900 square metres and a diameter of 24 metres.

 

The inner area includes the “Carl Sagan” Perimeter Ring which was named in honour of the great American communicator. This space is devoted to the holding of events of all kinds. It is an oval or elliptic area that surrounds the dome of the projection hall and is protected by the large roof of the building. A pond of 24,000 square metres surrounds the whole of this structure.

Hemisfèric is a remarkable and spectacular building designed by Santiago Calatrava that represents a huge human eye, the eye of wisdom. This symbolises the observation of the world that visitors discover by means of surprising audiovisual projections.

 

Is this first section in the City of Arts and Sciences that was opened to the public, on the 16th April 1998. It has an ovoidal roof over 100 metres long within a large sphere that houses the projection hall. The inner area includes the “Carl Sagan” Perimeter Ring which was named in honour of the great American communicator. It is an oval or elliptic area that surrounds the dome of the projection hall and is protected by the large roof of the building.

 

The ornamental lake 24,000 metres square surrounds this structure to create a complex of extraordinary beauty. Maximum building height 26 metres.

The projection hall, which can hold over 300 people, has a concave screen with a surface area of 900 square metres and a diameter of 24 metres.

IMAX CINEMA AND DIGITAL PROJECTIONS TO FEEL ADVENTURES THROUGH SPECTACULAR IMAGES.

This is the largest hall in Spain to contain three systems projecting into a concave screen of 900 square metres:

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The spectacular show of the digital projections with the maximum three-dimensional realism thanks to the magic of the active glasses 3D and the most modern technological developments. Screen measures: rectangle about 22×11 meters.

 

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The seventh art in large format. The extraordinary sharpness and luminosity of the projections, together with the large size of the screen and the sound quality, help to create exceptional realism that integrates the spectator within the images.

 

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Digital format projections on the entire dome of the Hemisfèric, with a variety of spectacular digital content of very high quality and definition.

 

 

Created by five Panasonic video laser projectors of 12,000 lumens and 20,000:1 contrast, with a high-resolution image generator (2D/3D) that brings together various complementary pieces of equipment to offer the viewer an immersive experience.

 

The astronomy simulator allows the representation of the universe in real time for every time of year, plus a cinematographic content with resolutions greater than high definition. 

 

logo barco Multiprojection system. Digital system, projects a 22×11 image onto the dome dome.
    • ATMOS system, surround audio systems based on objects.

    • SONICS secondary system.
    • Auxiliary audio system.
    • LINE ARRAY system.
    • Personal Listening System (PES).

    • Magnetic loop system.

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    • Follow cannon.
    • Gobo with option to logos.
    • Projection room peripheral lighting.
    • Specific lighting of the access stairs.
    • Complete indirect lighting of the room with a high light intensity.
    • Partial indirect lighting of the room, for the simultaneous projection of content.
    • Internal lighting of the dome with the option of mixing colors that gives rise to infinite shades.
    • External lighting of the dome in Red, green, blue, industrial white and strobes.
    • Specific speaker lighting in Red, Green, Blue and Cold White Led.
    • Direct lighting spotlights to the complete stage or conference format.

Latest projections

ToyStory

Building:

Hemisfèric
From December 16, 2023, until March 23, 2024, Every Saturday at 6:00 PM, we invite you to immerse yourself in the wonderful world of Pixar at

Catalog of the exhibition of movie posters. XX Anniversary of the Hemisfèric.

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