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ASU Media and Immersive eXperience Center

The ASU MIX Center at Mesa City Center is a three-story, approximately 118,000 square-foot academic building, that houses programs offered by the Herberger Institute for Design and the Arts and the Sydney Poitier New American Film School related to digital and sensory technology, media arts, film production and entrepreneurial development. These Higher Ed programs utilize augmented reality, virtual reality and 3D modeling and visualization to teach and develop technology with the potential to impact industries as diverse as healthcare, aerospace, manufacturing and entertainment.

Created in partnership with Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, the new building opened to more than 750 students and faculty for the Fall 2022 semester. The building contains 51,000 SF of fabrication labs, ideation spaces, art studios, film studios, immersive environments & maker spaces balanced with highly technical environments focused on human-centric collaboration, featuring indoor-outdoor gathering spaces and two state of the art screening theatres. Unique to this building will be a 3,000 square foot enhanced immersion studio where users can create augmented realities and map virtual spaces onto physical environments.



mesa, az 

city of mesa

arizona state university

118,000 sf

$63.5 m

spring 2022

bohlin cywinski jackson

dpr construction

matthew millman


2023 AZ Public Works Association

2022 ENR Southwest Best Projects

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