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CCTV Building

in Architecture by OMA / Rem Koolhaas ()
  contributed by 56 Ethel Baraona Pohl, 16 March 2009
This iconic new addition to the Beijing skyline combines the entire process of TV making -- administration, production, broadcasting -- into a single loop of interconnected activity. Two structures...

LINKED HYBRID

in Architecture by Steven Holl Architects ()
  contributed by 56 Ethel Baraona Pohl, 15 February 2010
The 220,000 square meter pedestrian-oriented Linked Hybrid complex, sited adjacent to the site of old city wall of Beijing, aims to counter the current privatized urban developments in China by...

Watercube

in Architecture by PTW Architects ()
  contributed by 3 DeConstrumatica, 13 October 2008
The national water centre for the upcoming Olympic games, it incorporates water as a structural and has more than 4,000 bubbles in the exterior transparent cushion envelope.  Shortlisted project in...

GreenPix, Zero Energy Media Wall

in Architecture by Arup
contributed by 323 World Architecture Festival , 2 June 2009
BEIJING – Simone Giostra & Partners Architects with Arup have designed the GreenPix - Zero Energy Media Wall - a groundbreaking project applying sustainable and digital media technology to the...

GreenPix - Zero Energy Media Wall, Beijing

in Architecture by SGPA/ARUP ()
contributed by 3 DeConstrumatica, 7 October 2008
A project applying sustainable and digital media technology to the curtain wall of Xicui Entertainment Complex in Beijing, near the site of the 2008 Olympics.Shortlisted project in the World...

Beijing 2008 Olympic Green Tennis Centre

in Architecture by Bligh Voller Nield ()
  contributed by 3 DeConstrumatica, 13 October 2008
Bowl shaped arena with 12 segments allowing views of the Forest Park and Olympic Green and providing natural ventilation. Uses sustainable technology to cool and warm the arena as well as recycle...

Zhongguancun Christian Church, Haidian District

in Architecture by von Gerkan ()
contributed by 3 DeConstrumatica, 12 October 2008
With its free curved shape, the building forms a solitaire in the park-like open space between Zhongguancun Cultural Tower and the "City of Books". On the upper floors it houses China’s largest...

Beijing Capital International Airport Terminal 3

in Architecture by Foster + Partners ()
contributed by 3 DeConstrumatica, 13 October 2008
The World’s largest and most advanced airport building, not only technologically, but also in terms of passenger experience, operational efficiency and sustainability. It is the gateway to the city...

Hutong Bubble 32

in Architecture by MAD ()
contributed by 56 Ethel Baraona Pohl, 25 May 2009
The Future Of The Hutongs The Hutongs are historic poor neighbourhoods of central Beijing. Though the Hutongs delight tourists, life for the residents is hard: they have limited private space, and...

Dutch Ambassador's Residence, Beijing

in Architecture by Kraaijvanger Urbis
  contributed by 323 World Architecture Festival , 6 October 2009
The Ambassador’s residence in Beijing houses three functions: space for official functions, a service area and private area. Because of the relatively large site (4220 m²) it was possible to...
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