DUPLO Valley LEGOLAND® Florida

LEGOLAND® • Merlin Magic Making • ©Merlin Entertainments • Amusement Parks & Attractions • 2014

A&ES fabricates, produces, and expands Merlin Entertainments LEGOLAND® DUPLO Valley FL—all aboard the A&ES express…

All aboard the DUPLO Valley express, where A&ES executes the magical fabrication and production of themed scenic environments for a Merlin Entertainments high profile visitor attraction–LEGOLAND® DUPLO Valley in Winter Haven, Florida. The DUPLO® Valley attraction consists of related themed environments centered around the LEGO® DUPLO concept, including DUPLO Farm, DUPLO Train, DUPLO Splash & Play, DUPLO Tot Spot. The variety of larger-than-life LEGO® building sets and blocks for stylized animals, plants, figures, and building structures is nothing short of phenomenal.

A&ES Build Highlights

A&ES innovative, creative crew and cast of design/build professionals are instrumental in this phenomenal project. A well-known, reputable scenic design and fabrication company in the amusement park and attraction industry, A&ES extends its expertise to LEGOLAND® Florida, creating an engaging and child-friendly attraction. The A&ES creative team, directed by Tom Goldsworthy, provides the scanning, 3-D modeling, and production files for the pre-production workflow. The artists and artisans at A&ES then integrate that workflow into the precision fabrication and production schedule of the individual scenic elements, including 3-D CNC sculpting, metal fabrication, fiberglass reinforced plastics, and compositing surfaces and treatment with the Mathews paint system (certified).

A&ES Design and Fabrication

Provided larger than Life LEGO ® building sets and blocks for

  • DUPLO Farm theming with upscaled 3-D FRP Minifigures, animals, and props
  • Upscaled DUPLO entry portal with 3-D FRP Minifigures and layered signage
  • DUPLO Valley photo op with upscaled apple stand, 3-D FRP Minifigure, and signage
  • DUPLO stables themed play area with FRP crawl through barrel and apple basket themed slide
  • DUPLO Valley train ride theming with 3-D upscaled FRP Minifigures, animals, canoe, plants, and props
  • Water splash area with upscaled DUPLO FRP animals and bricks with embedded water effects
  • Themed brick build stations with upscaled DUPLO animals, food, and props
  • Onsite Coordination and Installation

A&ES Services Details

  • Research and analysis of the client’s goals and requirements
  • Assessment of preliminary space plans
  • Provision of project management services including preparation of project budgets and schedules
  • Preparation of construction documents, consisting of plans, details, and specifications
  • Preparation of construction documents to adhere to regional building and fire codes
  • Identify facility impacts between contractor and A&ES components
  • The organization, coordination, and planning
  • Pre-production and prototyping
  • SketchUp
  • Rhino
  • Thermoplastic fabrication
  • Shop drawings (CAD)
  • Water-jet metal shapes
  • CNC machining
  • Architectural millwork
  • Matthews paint prepping and finishing
  • Fiberglass production (FRP)
  • 3-Dimensional design and fabrication
  • Complete design specification services
  • In-house fabrication
  • Turnkey installation

Play hard. Have fun. DUPLO Valley Florida encompasses it all…


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