Changsha Meixihu International Culture and Art Centre

Changsha, China

Project start: 02/2012


Project type: New building
Venue type:

Arts centre, Multifunctional hall, Opera house, Concert hall

Seats: Opera House: 1811 seats
Multipurpose Theatre: 500 seats
Our services:

Schematic design, design development, construction design, tender documents and construction supervision for stage machinery, stage lighting, electroacoustic and video system


Client: Changsha Meixi Lake Industry Co., Ltd.
Architect: Zaha Hadid Architects & Beijing Institute of Architectural Design




The construction of the Arts Centre is going now full speed ahead on the bank of the Meixi Lake in Changsha. The complex consists of three buildings: Grand Theatre, Contemporary Art Museum and one smaller event venue.

Opera House will become the largest venue in the city and will offer all possibilities for guest performances of the well-known theatres from all around the world. Multifunctional hall is designed for the flexible use to host different types of events. The transformable hall will be used for banquets, fashion shows, private events, music performances and other events.

Our team has designed and planned the complete stage machinery, stage lighting and audio equipment. The client has also commissioned Kunkel Consulting International GmbH with the preparation of tender documents to select suppliers and installers for this equipment.

Phase 1 Design


Phase 2 Construction