When the Louisiana State Museum asked Solomon Group to help tell the story of hurricanes and how our state rises time and again to overcome their destruction, we responded with Katrina and Beyond, a 6,700 sq. ft. media-rich exhibit located within the historic Jackson Square.
To create the perfect storm of complex interactive and immersive environments with more than 30 media points, we designed advanced control systems that integrated sound, video and lighting into a powerful audience experience. Our team also used green building techniques, including power-saving LED lighting and video displays.
The exhibit combines eyewitness accounts, historical context, immersive environments and in-depth scientific exploration. In addition to oral histories and artifacts: “an oversized animated map shows the major levee failures and the progression of the flood, and several videos and hands-on activities explore levee engineering, wetlands loss, hurricane science and disaster management.” (Louisiana State Museum)