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Star Wars-Themed Lands Coming to Walt Disney World and Disneyland resorts

19 August 2015

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Star Wars-themed lands will be coming to Disneyland parks in California and the Walt Disney world resort in Orlando, marking the company’s largest single-themed land expansions ever.

At 14-acres each, the massive parks will transport visitors to a never-before-seen planet, a remote trading port, and one of the last stops before wild space, where Star Wars characters come to life. The release of three conceptual visualisations give fans an early peek into the exciting world imagined for both Disney and Star Wars enthusiasts.

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This blog post provides information on another new park, based on the movie Avatar.

 

 

 

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Keywords: theme park, construction and mechanical, technological modelling, characteristics of technology, Disney

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