Studio: ENT 21 Visualization

Personal / Commissioned: Personal Project

Location: Bagan Myanmar

Imagine standing on top of a 1000 year old temple as the stars fade and the sky changes from inky blue to soft yellows and pinks. Watching the sun breaks over the horizon. That is what its like watching the sunrise in Bagan from a temple. It’s pure magic, and I know if I lived here I would get up every single day to see it happen.

There are several popular places in Bagan to watch the sunrise. The most popular, and also the biggest, is the Dhammayangyi temple. It offers beautiful panoramic vistas and has a large viewing platform that is easily accessible. Another big one is Shwe San Daw Pagoda, which offers multiple viewing platforms for those brave enough to climb the steep stairs. Of course these are also the busiest temples; hosting hundreds of viewers every morning.

That is what I was trying to mimic using SketchUp, 3Ds Max, Corona and Photoshop. Thanks for watching.

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