September 2014, Shanghai – A prestigious professional honor was recently awarded to recognize the innovative design and technology practices that have been used in the development of Enchanted Storybook Castle, currently under construction as the centerpiece of Shanghai Disney Resort’s theme park, Shanghai Disneyland. The American Institute of Architects presented its Technology in Architectural Practice Award to Walt Disney Imagineering for its successful implementation of Building Information Modeling, the process of generating and managing digital representations of structures and facilities.
September 3, 2014, Shanghai – Shanghai Disney Resort today revealed the float design for its debut appearance at the 2014 Shanghai Tourism Festival parade. Featuring favorite Disney characters, world-class performances, and traditional Chinese art, Shanghai Disney Resort’s first appearance at the international festival will add a unique Disney entertainment element to this popular event.
ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 8, 2014 – As teachers across Central Florida prepare to ring the bell opening a new school year, Mickey Mouse and VoluntEARS from Walt Disney World Resort provided a ringing endorsement for the community’s educators today – 2.5 million back-to-school supplies and cash donations benefiting more than 70,000 local students.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., August 1, 2014 – Disney VoluntEARS spend countless hours on community initiatives such as mentoring students, organizing donations at local food banks and advancing adult literacy. In recognition of their service, Walt Disney World Resort is giving more than $1 million to Central Florida nonprofits through the company’s EARS to You grants.
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – The “Frozen” fun of Arendelle won’t melt away on Labor Day, as “Frozen Summer Fun LIVE!” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios has been extended through Sept. 28, 2014.