Shoppers in luxury Moroccan malls take the elevator through the Conical Acrylic Aquarium designed and built by International Concept Management

Update:18-10-2018
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The conical acrylic aquarium in the luxury Moroccan mal […]

The conical acrylic aquarium in the luxury Moroccan mall is the world's largest and largest acrylic building, designed and built by ICM and Reynolds Polymer Technology, Inc.

Casablanca, Morocco--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The world's first largest conical aquarium with an internal glass aquarium elevator debuted at the newly opened Morocco Mall in Casablanca. Designed and built by International Concept Management, Inc. (ICM), Aquadream is a 9.3-meter-high acrylic aquarium that is the centerpiece of the luxury superstore on the Moroccan coast.

ICM designed this acrylic aquarium as a fascinating experience, focusing on the importance of protecting the global ocean. To achieve this effect, the 1 million-litre acrylic aquarium (more than 1,000 metric tons of seawater) is shaped like an inverted cone, allowing guests to pass through an interior glass cylinder from the inner acrylic cylinder in the middle of the aquarium. 5 minutes.

Roger R. Reynolds III, CEO of ICM CEO and acrylic sheet producer Reynolds Polymer Technology, Inc. (RPT) explained: “Aquadream faces challenges in designing complexity. But with our AquaDom cylindrical aquarium in Berlin With the collective expertise of the project, we successfully designed and built this acrylic aquarium to achieve the vision of the project while maintaining our strict safety standards."

ICM also fully manages the installation of the aquarium, including the design of coral reefs to ensure their accuracy, practicality and safety; the selection of symbiotic aquatic animals; the design of fault-protected lighting, filtration systems and control panels for the aquarium to ensure the entire system Each of the smallest units can be operated safely before recovery. In addition, the recirculation recovery system allows the water in the aquarium to circulate, significantly reducing operating costs.

RPT provides ICM with engineering, manufacturing and assembly assistance for acrylic sheets. Transport restrictions require RPT to build the cone into seven sections and then put them together on site, while RPT sister company RPT Asia, Ltd. provides the internal cylinder of the elevator.

On the outside of the conical aquarium, the conical bottom has a diameter of 12.1 meters and the top diameter is 13.4 meters, while the acrylic plate is 7.8 meters high and 12 cm thick. The inner cylinder has a diameter of 3.4 meters and a thickness of 10 cm.

About ICM

International Concept Management, Inc. is a design/construction company that develops custom aquariums, hydrological installations and themed environments that inspire, educate and entertain visitors. ICM is highly regarded around the world for its bold design and breakthrough in the creativity of design limitations. Headquartered in Grand Junction, Colorado, ICM operates globally.

About RPT

RPT is a leading manufacturer, manufacturer, designer and installer of R-Cast® Acrylic Sheets and Resin Sheets. Its products have been widely used in the construction, signage, aquarium, water conservation and science industries worldwide. Headquartered in Grand Junction, Colorado, RPT also has operations in Thailand.