United Arab Emirates, December 2017
Burj Khalifa LED Façade
Together with Saco Technologies we devised a content workflow to light up the East façade of the iconic Burj Khalifa tower.
This workflow included converting the architectural CAD model to a usable 3D format, AV planning and system engineering, establishing the 2D/3D content creation workflow, setting up the disguise media server together with a Previz project.
The LED screen running down the east side of the 828-metre-tall tower was unveiled at the “Light Up 2018” New Year’s Celebration captivating millions of viewers, both live and via live internet broadcasts across the world.
The ground-breaking lightshow established a new Guinness World Record for the largest light and sound show on a single building.
For 2019, over 1 million people flocked to downtown Dubai for the “Emaar NYE 2019” show, which earned two additional Guinness World Records for the largest LED-illuminated façade and the tallest LED-illuminated façade.
- Led Manufacturer & Installation
dandelion + burdock
- Technical Consultant & Workflow
Nils Porrmann, dandelion + burdock