Songjiang, Shanghai, China
130,000 sqm (Digital Media Hub Site Area) 140, 000 sqm (Town Centre Site Area) 55, 900 sqm (GFA)
Completed in 2018
Located 31km from Shanghai City, in West Songjiang Innovation City, D’Hive Global Digital Media Hub aims to be a vibrant global destination for media talents and industry leaders, incubating future filmmakers, promoting collaboration through learning and employment opportunities, and stimulating economic growth for the region. D’Hive offers new event opportunities such as film festivals and galas in a semi-outdoor environment that displays the culture of Songjiang and engages the community in the media and film industry.
The multi-media industry spaces are built around a vibrant town centre, consisting of cinema complexes, hotels, a regional exhibition building, etc. The ground plane is designed as a permeable circulation network with a landscaped pedestrian mall, outdoor and indoor network of retail corridors. Along activity spines, public spaces serve as urban plazas for events to plug and play. Interstitial spaces at both the Media Hub and Media Institute stimulate creativity in an open learning and production environment.