• Theme Park Glossary of Terms

    Theme Park Glossary of Terms

    Understanding Theme Park Architecture Definitions As with many industries, there are unique terms and definitions. While there are terms and definitions unique to the study and practice of architecture, there are many unique definitions when discussing theme park architecture and design. The glossary of theme park architecture and design terms, while extensive, is not every […]

  • Plumbing Engineer

    What is an Plumbing Engineer? A plumbing engineer is a professional who specializes in designing, installing, and maintaining plumbing systems in buildings and other structures. Plumbing engineers are an essential part of the building and site design process, as they ensure that the plumbing system is properly integrated with the other mechanical, electrical, and structural […]

  • Blue Sky

    What is a Blue Sky? The Blue Sky design phase is the first pre-concept design phase that traditionally was unique to theme park design projects. When a project is said to be in ‘Blue Sky’ that means a small group of theme park designers, working under a small design budget, are brought together to – […]

  • Utilidor

    What is a Utilidor? A Utilidor is an above water table but below finished grade hardened tunnel constructed for the conveyance – out of sight from theme park Guests – of utilities, support rooms, and Cast Members at the Magic Kingdom theme park at Walt Disney World. The Utilidor at Disney’s Magic Kingdom theme park […]