on june 27, a media delegation from taiwan visited dobe f525. the delegation was invited by the taiwan affairs office and the casermation office of shanghai municipal government, which was to learn about the achievement of 12th five-year plan and cultural and creative industries, as well as the economic, social and cultural development in shanghai. the delegation was comprised of 14 journalists from 11 major mediums in taiwan, including the “china times”, the “united daily news” and ctitv. wan lijiang, the vice president of dobe, made a warm reception and guided the tour.
as one of the sites recommended in 2011-2012 “touch shanghai”, f525 representing the demonstration park of cultural and creative industries receives visits and interviews from mediums at home and abroad. the media delegation from taiwan was the first overseas media delegation received by f525.
the delegation visited the eight scenes reflecting zen buddhism, including lotus bond, stone curb, and ginkgo trees. after learning about the “past and present” of f525, the delegation highly praised the cultural connotation and creativity showed in the creative park with deep historical background by adopting the modern design and transformation. guided by president wan, the delegation also visited with lively interest several representative enterprises settled in the park, such as neue sentimental film, nda–new design associates, roger packard golf course architect, and exchanged views with the vice president of roger packard golf course architect - mr. chen guoyang, who also came from taiwan. finally, the two sides conducted in-depth exchanges in the conference room on the development of cultural and creative industries in shanghai and seven value-added services provided by dobe, etc.
as a creative industry cluster, formerly one of the four major temples – fahua temple, f525 became the first creative park with the theme of zen buddhism after being transformed by dobe, and had attracted 28 domestic and foreign cultural and creative enterprises to settle down. the foreign-funded enterprise accounted for more than 80% of the total, making the park become a miniature “united nations”.