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UNStudio Envisions Giant Observation Wheel in Japan

01:00 - 4 September, 2013
UNStudio Envisions Giant Observation Wheel in Japan, Courtesy of UNStudio
Courtesy of UNStudio

Consider a social-networking experience that combines real-time amusement with an awareness of your surroundings. Dutch architecture firm, UNStudio, together with Ferris Wheel Investment of Japan, have laid out a colossal vision that expects to attract millions of visitors to a mixed-use retail, food and beverage center anchored by an architecturally-iconic observation wheel, Nippon Moon. The concept utilizes a user's smart phone or tablet, extending the rider's experience far beyond the moment they physically enter one of the 32 single or double-decker capsules.