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Product innovation

TechnoAlpin creates falling snow experience for Swarovski Crystal museum

We're proud that after our positive experiences in Europe we're now bringing snow to America as an addition to cold applications also in the wellness sector
– Lukas Dusini

Snowmaking specialists TechnoAlpin has partnered with Swarovski to create a 65sq m indoor snowfall experience at Austria’s Swarovski Crystal Worlds museum, one of the biggest tourist attractions in the country.

TechnoAlpin is known for providing snow for guest experiences in destination spas across Europe, but typically creates the snow by spraying cold compressed air and water in a room at night when it’s empty.

But it used new technology for the Swarovski installation to provide snow in a more gentle, natural manner, enabling guests to experience real snow falling.

“This installation is our first simulation of natural snowfall, a feat that took our engineers over two years to achieve," says CEO Erich Gummerer.

“It’s proven our team is ready for any challenge… Currently, we’re expanding to North America, bringing the wonder of snow to geographic locations that might never experience a natural snowfall!”

Swarovski is using the natural snowfall in its Chamber of Wonder which includes a Silent Light crystal tree designed by Alexander McQueen and Dutch designer Tord Boontje.

Boontje says: "Snowfall adds another natural dimension to this room. The dual approach is really exciting: what is real versus what is an illusion of nature? The ephemeral appeal of snow crystals is in direct contrast to Swarovski crystals, whose splendour lasts forever."

International sales manager for indoor snow, Lukas Dusini, also commented: “Snow can be used indoors in all its diversity. We're proud that after our positive experiences in Europe we're now bringing snow to America as an addition to cold applications also in the wellness sector.”

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Company Details
TechnoAlpin SpA
TechnoAlpin is the worldwide leader for snowmaking systems. TechnoAlpin has been planning and realizing snowmaking systems for ski resorts worldwide since 1990, and also offers solutions for the production of snow indoors. The company holds numerous patents that today set the industry standards in this segment. TechnoAlpin creates unique and tailor-made snow cabins for the leading spas, close to 100 projects have been completed. TechnoAlpin operates in more than 50 countries and offers worldwide service.
Address
P.-Agostini-Strasse 2, I-39100 Bolzano, Italy
Telephone
+39 0471 550 550
Snowmaking specialists TechnoAlpin has partnered with Swarovski to create a 65sq m indoor snowfall experience at Austria’s Swarovski Crystal Worlds museum, one of the biggest tourist attractions in the country.
SAB,CPW,CAS,WCM,VAT
2020/THUMB346707_222706_485672.jpg

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Product innovation

TechnoAlpin creates falling snow experience for Swarovski Crystal museum

We're proud that after our positive experiences in Europe we're now bringing snow to America as an addition to cold applications also in the wellness sector
– Lukas Dusini

Snowmaking specialists TechnoAlpin has partnered with Swarovski to create a 65sq m indoor snowfall experience at Austria’s Swarovski Crystal Worlds museum, one of the biggest tourist attractions in the country.

TechnoAlpin is known for providing snow for guest experiences in destination spas across Europe, but typically creates the snow by spraying cold compressed air and water in a room at night when it’s empty.

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“This installation is our first simulation of natural snowfall, a feat that took our engineers over two years to achieve," says CEO Erich Gummerer.

“It’s proven our team is ready for any challenge… Currently, we’re expanding to North America, bringing the wonder of snow to geographic locations that might never experience a natural snowfall!”

Swarovski is using the natural snowfall in its Chamber of Wonder which includes a Silent Light crystal tree designed by Alexander McQueen and Dutch designer Tord Boontje.

Boontje says: "Snowfall adds another natural dimension to this room. The dual approach is really exciting: what is real versus what is an illusion of nature? The ephemeral appeal of snow crystals is in direct contrast to Swarovski crystals, whose splendour lasts forever."

International sales manager for indoor snow, Lukas Dusini, also commented: “Snow can be used indoors in all its diversity. We're proud that after our positive experiences in Europe we're now bringing snow to America as an addition to cold applications also in the wellness sector.”

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Company Details
TechnoAlpin SpA
TechnoAlpin is the worldwide leader for snowmaking systems. TechnoAlpin has been planning and realizing snowmaking systems for ski resorts worldwide since 1990, and also offers solutions for the production of snow indoors. The company holds numerous patents that today set the industry standards in this segment. TechnoAlpin creates unique and tailor-made snow cabins for the leading spas, close to 100 projects have been completed. TechnoAlpin operates in more than 50 countries and offers worldwide service.
Address
P.-Agostini-Strasse 2, I-39100 Bolzano, Italy
Telephone
+39 0471 550 550
Snowmaking specialists TechnoAlpin has partnered with Swarovski to create a 65sq m indoor snowfall experience at Austria’s Swarovski Crystal Worlds museum, one of the biggest tourist attractions in the country.
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2020/THUMB346707_222706_485672.jpg

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