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Named by The Wall Street Journal as one of the world's more prominent design firms, JRA (Jack Rouse Associates) is a group of writers, planners, designers, media producers and project managers based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Out of This World: Mission Mars Now Open at Space Center Houston

...Now anyone can get as close to Mars as any human will, any time soon, by visiting [Space Center Houston]. - Ars Technica

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JRA to Plan, Design, and Realize Lionsgate Movie World

Located within Jeju Shinhwa World in South Korea, Lionsgate Movie World will feature six immersive zones based on the studio's biggest franchises, making guests feel as if they've stepped into the worlds of these blockbuster films. Working with Landing Jeju Development Company Ltd. and Lionsgate, JRA is providing master planning, design, and project management for this one-of-a-kind destination, which will be Korea's first theme park built exclusively around global films and Lionsgate’s largest theme park project to-date.

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The Grand Hall Experience Brings a Thea Award Home to St. Louis

Industry leaders from around the globe donned their black tie finery for the Themed Entertainment Association's 2015 Thea Awards Gala, hosted at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California.  The Awards, considered the "Oscars" of the themed entertainment industry, celebrate the year's greatest achievements in the creation of blockbuster museums, theme parks, science centers and attractions. The 21st annual Gala, which enjoyed a record attendance of over 500, recognized 15 projects, featuring everything from wizards to rats to little grey tractors.

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The Joy Spence Appleton Estate Rum Experience: Crafting History
Appleton Estate is the oldest rum distillery in continuous production, dating back over 250 years. Recently the Estate's tour underwent a $7.2 million makeover, which was planned, designed and realized by JRA. The 51,000-square-foot indoor and outdoor attraction features an introductory video, exhibits, tasting rooms, a restaurant with a lounge and jerk pit, a retail space, and an extensive, multi-sensory tour of the Estate grounds. Have a look!

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Mark Amos,
Senior Project Director

With a strong understanding of project management, architecture and engineering, as well as 12 years of industry experience Mark Amos brings both technical expertise and a fresh creative approach to a ...

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