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[16 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]
Shanghai Disney Resort Celebrates Grand Opening

After years of anticipation, it’s official – Shanghai Disney Resort is open!
Today marked the official grand opening of the first Disney resort in Mainland China – and the sixth Disney resort worldwide.
Bob Iger, Disney Chairman and CEO was on hand for the grand opening celebration along with thousands of distinguished guests, celebrities, and Chinese official.s
In his remarks during the Grand Opening ceremony Iger said, “Together we have created an extraordinary destination, a magical place unique in all the world, where East meets West, the past meets the future, and anything …

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[1 Jun 2016 | No Comment | ]
New Stamps Unveiled in China Ahead of Grand Opening of Shanghai Disney Resort

Shanghai Disney Resort is set to open on June 16 and the China Stamp Group has unveiled two official Shanghai Disney Resort stamps to celebrate the grand opening.
The stamps will be issued on June 16 to coincide with the opening of the resort.
This stamp collection includes two stamps and one souvenir sheet featuring classic Disney characters and the Enchanted Storybook Castle from Shanghai Disneyland.
One stamp features Mickey and Minnie walking hand-in-hand dressed in their official Shanghai Disney costumes, while the Enchanted Storybook Castle stamp features an image of the largest …

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[16 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]
Disney Unveils Details on Shanghai Disney Resort

Disney has unveiled all-new details for the Shanghai Disney Resort using a scale model that showcased the resort’s two hotels, Disneytown, and Shanghai Disneyland.
This new resort will “blend the magic of Disney and the cultural spirit and beauty of China.” The theme park will feature the tallest, largest, and most interactive castle in any of the Disney theme parks.
“We are building something truly special here in Shanghai that not only showcases the best of Disney’s storytelling but also celebrates and incorporates China’s incredibly rich heritage to create a one-of-a-kind destination …

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[25 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney Imagineering Honored for Work on Enchanted Storybook Castle at Shanghai Disneyland

As construction continues at Shanghai Disneyland, the American Institute of Architects has honored Walt Disney Imagineering for their work at the park.
The AIA recently presented Walt Disney Imagineering with its Technology in Architecture Practice Award for successful implementation of Building Information Modeling (BIM).
Building Information Modeling uses height, weight, and depth in building design, therefore giving a virtual representation of what the building will look like. Traditional design uses 2D drawings and elevations.
The use of BIM also allows the digital model to be linked to construction scheduled so designers are able …

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[10 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
Construction Milestones Celebrated at Shanghai Disney Resort

Two construction milestones were recently celebrated at the Shanghai Disney Resort, including the topping out of the first Disney-themed hotel on property.
The last concrete was poured onto the roof section of the first of two Disney-themed hotels at Shanghai Disney. The hotel includes 800 rooms and will give guests views of Shanghai Disneyland in addition to the retail, dining, and entertainment district.
In addition to the hotel, the vertical construction on Shanghai Disneyland’s “mountain” was started, marking another construction milestone. The mountain is part of an attraction at the resort’s Magic …

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[30 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disney Begins Construction on Shanghai Disneyland Castle

We can’t wait to see more from Shanghai Disneyland, the next major Disney theme park currently under construction. This week, it was revealed that the park is now one step closer to completion, as construction officially commenced on the park’s spectacular Enchanted Storybook Castle.
Yesterday, the Disney Parks Blog posted this picture of the construction, in which you can see the first concrete piles being laid down that will support the new castle:

When it’s completed, the Shanghai castle will be the tallest and most immersive of all the iconic Disney castles. …