The last place you would think to see New York City would probably be in this Popcore apocalyptic Manhattan set for the "Stay Young" music video by Strata. Housed entirely in a Skellefteå, Sweden apartment is a scaled-down metropolis with the ashen look of post-disaster.
Using RTV and foamcard, 50 structural replicas were erected for the Popcore apocalyptic Manhattan set. Constructing it was a collaborative effort by Nordic Set Design school students and Warhammer 40K players, based on the concept by Mats Sahlström.
The Popcore Apocalyptic Manhattan Set is in a Swedish Flat
1. Apocalyptic Set Design - Opportunity for creating immersive and realistic sets for music videos, movies, and events with post-disaster themes.
2. Collaborative Design - Potential for combining the expertise of different disciplines, such as set design and gaming, to create unique and innovative projects.
3. Scaled-down Metropolis - Demand for miniature cityscapes and architectural replicas for various purposes, including film sets, art installations, and tourism.
1. Film and Entertainment - Disruptive innovation opportunity in developing new techniques and technologies for constructing realistic and immersive sets for movies and music videos.
2. Education and Training - Opportunity to incorporate collaborative and interdisciplinary projects into design schools to encourage innovation and expand students' skillsets.
3. Tourism and Hospitality - Potential for creating miniature cityscapes and architectural replicas as tourist attractions, providing visitors with a unique and immersive experience.