Monday, 11 February 2008

Beijing Architecture

After looking at the amazing things happening in Dubai, it seems obvious that we should check out Beijing ahead of their tackling of the Olympic Games later this year. There are the signature buildings of course, and the huge scope of building works across the city have much in common with Dubai.
Some of the inspired Architecture include the CCTV tower from the mind of Rem Koolhaas (OMA); Arup/PTW's Water Cube; Herzog & de Meuron's (& Arups) National Stadium; Foster's Airport Terminal and even the great wheel.

To get a good feel for all of this - how about we turn to Youtube and this report from the Discovery Channel in 5 parts (plus there is some great CG work in here:




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