Japanese Friendship Garden Map Project, San Diego
About the Project:
- Role: Digital Production Manager, BPOC
- Technology: Panoramma imaging, video, webapp
- Partner: The Japanese Friendship Garden, San Diego
The Japanese Friendship Garden's design is based on centuries-old Japanese techniques adapted to San Diego's climate and flora and seeks to foster a relationship between humans and nature, providing a respite attuned to Japanese simplicity, serenity, and aestheticism. The digital project allows visitors to explore an interactive map upon their arrive to the garden. The map combines panorama photography with videos and animations to give visitors a better understanding of the different cultural elements in the landscape. This information includes everything from how to care for bonsai tree, to ancient Japanese building structures, to the sounds of falling water.
How We Did It