Entertainment News

Disney Clock Tower in Shanghai China

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McLaren was retained by the Hudson Scenic Studio, Inc., a scenic fabrication and automation company, to review and analyze all mechanical and structural components of a 60 feet tall Glockenspiel-Style Clock Tower. The Shanghai Disney Store is the largest Disney retail location in the world and the first Disney Store to have an outdoor plaza and clock tower.

Keeping Fashion Week Safe

Over the last few weeks, McLaren has been providing structural engineering support all over New York City for Fashion Week 2016. McLaren’s Entertainment Division has been hard at work reviewing tent structures, rigging installations, and seating risers at multiple locations throughout the city; to support shows for many designers including Alexander Wang, Tommy Hilfiger, and Marc Jacobs.

Superbowl 50

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If you’re lucky enough to be going to the game, make sure you look out for the Superbowl sculptures all around San Francisco! Our 16-foot design, created for Tait Towers, is clad with hard panel graphics, video screens mounted to its sides and has LED edging.

Hudson Landmarked Theater Renovation

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McLaren is providing a variety of structural engineering services for the renovation of the 4-story historic landmarked Hudson Theater located at 145 West 44th Street, New York, NY.
McLaren is engineering:

  • An Ambassador Lounge for VIP guests
  • ADA Compliance access
  • Rigging System – for increased load capacity and functionality
  • 2 LED signs and 2 banner signs

Quaker Oats Times Square Competition

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Quaker Oats is hosting a special event in Times Square today, where participants have a chance to win $250,000 by creating the best oatmeal bowl. McLaren engineered this special temporary ballast and tent structure, made to look like a traditional cylinder oatmeal container.

McLaren also produced a Severe Weather Action Plan in accordance with Building Code Section 1618. So no worries about today's anticipated wind gusts, of up to 30mph, because this tent and its supporting ballast can resist high winds.