Zaha Hadid Architects has released images of the Changsha Mexihu International Cultural & Art Centre. We are told that it embodies a unique variety of Civic nodes and spaces. Changsha is the capital of Hunan province, and this is the latest in series of amazing buildings that will set that country apart as a cultural superpower.
Other accommodation includes a grand theatre, a contemporary art museum, and supporting facilities.
The project is the centrepiece of a cultural development that will see the province become a regional powerhouse in the arts.
Changsha Meixihu International Culture & Arts Centre Changsha, China Changsha Meixihu Industry Co., Ltd. 115,000m2 The International Culture & Arts Centre embodies a unique variety of civic nodes and spaces: A Grand Theatre, a Contemporary Art Museum, a Multipurpose Hall and supporting facilities. The central plaza is generated by the relative position of these separate buildings and offers a strong urban experience whereby the flow of pedestrian visitors that come from all sides of the site intersect and meet. In parallel it also stretches outwards to the neighboring streets with unfettered and phenomenal views across Meixi lake with access towards Festival Island.