Frequently Asked Questions Asked of Walt Disney Imagineers and Theme Park Architects

For several years I have been compiling Frequently Asked Questions I received when I was a Walt Disney Imagineer and after I left Disney consulting as a Theme Park Architect. These questions arrived from all sorts of people: theme park fans, college students inquiring about future jobs and insight into the themed entertainment industry, parents…

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How Do You Design a Theme Park’s Site

In this portion of a longer discussion, J. Daniel Jenkins, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP discusses the Theme Park Architect’s and the various Engineer’s roles during the site design and site construction phases of theme park design. Click here to learn how to become a Theme Park Architect!

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7 Best Design Characteristics of Top Rated Theme Parks

If you are a fan of or you design theme parks for a living, and you spend any time on social media, you will very quickly realize that comparing theme parks (“mine is better than yours”) is a sporting event like no other. Rather than getting into that never ending dialogue vortex, let’s focus on…

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Blue Sky Design Phase Explained

Here is an audio conversation of Theme Park Architect and former Walt Disney Imagineer J. Daniel Jenkins describing what Architect’s and Engineer’s roles and duties are during the Blue Sky Phase of design of theme parks. ✅ Recommended reading about theme park design and history. Learn How to Become a Theme Park Architect Click here…

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