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MediaCorp selects architect for new campus
Singapore, 12 August 2011 – MediaCorp has selected DP Architects Pte Ltd and Maki and Associates as the architects of its new campus to be located at Mediapolis@one-north.
MediaCorp first announced its relocation to a 1.5 hectare site in Mediapolis@one-north in December 2010. Following an architectural selection process, the design presented by Singapore-based DP Architects Pte Ltd and Tokyo-based Maki and Associates was chosen for their ability to meet operational needs, the seamless public engagement connectivity and their experience in designing media facilities around the world. Collectively, the team has built iconic structures including Resorts World Sentosa, Republic Polytechnic, Japan’s TV Asahi Headquarters, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Media Arts and Sciences Building (MIT Media Lab), as well as the upcoming New York World Trade Centre Tower 4.
Shaun Seow, CEO says, “Beyond building an efficient and functional working environment, our vision for the new campus is to incorporate fun, collaborative and exciting spaces for staff and members of the public to enjoy. We want the new complex to act as a catalyst to the cultural and media development of Mediapolis.”
The design presented is in its initial stage and will undergo further improvements. The move is scheduled to begin in the second half of 2015.
Issued by Corporate Communications, MediaCorp Pte Ltd.
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MediaCorp is Singapore’s leading media company with the most complete range of platforms, spanning television, radio, newspapers, magazines, movies, digital and out-of-home media.
It pioneered the development of Singapore’s broadcasting industry, with the broadcast of Radio in 1936 and Television in 1963. Today, MediaCorp has over 50 products and brands in four languages (English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil), reaching out to all adults in Singapore every week.
Our industry firsts include the Digital Video Broadcast technology for outdoor digital television, and Asia’s first Digital Audio Broadcast radio service. Initiatives in the digital space include online classifieds, Internet TV-on-demand, High Definition TV broadcast.
MediaCorp is an active regional player through co-productions in TV dramas and movies, magazines publishing, as well as Channel NewsAsia International, one of the first Asian-owned English news channels.
Our financial and strategic relationships in the region since 2007 include a venture with Indonesia's most integrated media company PT Media Nusantara Citra and its parent, Global Mediacom, and International Media Corporation in Vietnam, set up to develop and produce television entertainment and economic news content.
Winner of numerous international awards and accolades including Asian Television Awards’ Terrestrial Broadcaster of the Year, MediaCorp’s vision is to become Asia’s top media company, delivering valued content to the world.
For more information, please visit www.mediacorp.com.sg.