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BUILDING
 
 
Terminal 3 - Beijing's International Airport
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DESIGNER
 
 
Norman Foster

NACO (Netherlands Airport Consultants)

Arup Associates

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LOCATION
 
Continent
Asia
Nation
China [Zhōngguó/Zhōnghuá]
Municipality
Beijing
Town
Beijing
 
 
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TYPOLOGY
 
Main
ARCHITECTURE
Transport buildings and structures
Airports, terminals, etc.
Additional
ARCHITECTURE
Operations on existing buildings
Extension, superelevation
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
2003    
Realisation
2004 - 2007
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THE BUILDING IN CINEMA
 
Title
  How much does your building weigh, Mr. Foster?
Directed by
Norberto Lopez Amado, Carlos Carcas
Nationality
United Kingdom, Spain
Year of production
2010
Cast
Norman Foster, Tony Hunt, George Weidenfeld, Richard Rogers, Bono, Deyan Sudjic, Paul Goldberger, Carl Abbott, Alain de Botton, Anish Kapoor, Richard Serra, Anthony Caro, Richard Long, Buckminster Fuller, Ben Cowd, Cai Guo-Qiang, Ricky Burdett, Spencer de Grey, David Nelson, Narinder Sagoo, Nigel Dancey, Loretta Law, Mouzhan Madidi, Stefan Behling, Jurgen Happ, Gerard Evenden
Building's role
Appreciable
Annotations
Producer: Elena Ochoa

Executive Producer: Antonio Sanz

Writer & Narrator: Deyan Sudjic

Music: Joan Valent

Director of Photography: Valentin Alvarez
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
"Flughafenterminal in Peking/Airport Terminal in Beijing", Detail 7-8/2008 [Große Tragwerke/Large Structures/Grandes structures], "Dokumentation/Documentation" pp. 791-797, 896
Jen Lin-Liu, "Beijing Capital International Airport. Foster & Partners with Arup", Architectural Record 7/2008, july 2008 [Beijing transformed], pp. 112-119
"Foster and Partners. New International Terminal Beijing", L'Arca 236, maggio/may 2008, "Infrastructures" pp. 12-21
Luca Poncellini, "Un dragone dorato da 17.000 voli al giorno/A Pechino 17.000 voli al giorno nel dragone dorato di Foster", Il giornale dell'architettura 59, febbraio 2008, "Concorsi" pp. 1, 20
Valentina Croci, "Nuovi scenari ecosostenibili/New Eco-Sustainable Scenarios", Ottagono 167, febbraio/february 2004, p. 146 (140-153)
"Il nuovo terminal di Beijing/Technology and Tradition", L'Arca 188, gennaio/january 2002, "l'Arca2", p. 89
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CLIENT
 
 
Beijing Capital International Airport Company Ltd.
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Surface
site ha. 1.468
total sq.m. 1.306.000
covered sq.m. 360.000
Lenght
m. 3.250
Widht
m. 785
Capacity
50 million passengers annually
Capacity
parking 7.300 cars
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STRUCTURES
 
 
Ove Arup & Partners
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LANDSCAPE DESIGN
 
 
Michel Desvigne
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STAFF
 
Project
Foster and Partners, London
NACO (Netherlands Airport Consultants), Den Haag
Arup Associates, London
Project architect
Norman Foster, Mouzhan Majidi
Design team
Brian Timmoney, Loretta Law, Steven Chiu, Jonathan Parr, Michael Gentz, Luke Fox, Richard Hawkins
Collaborators
Mark Atkinson, John Ball, Cara Bamford, Alan Chan, Young Wei-Yang Chiu, Roberto Davolio, Marcos De Andres, Rodrigo de Castro Pereira, Gunnar Dittrich, Wulf Duerrich, Andrea Etspueler, Tie Fan, Colin Foster, Kristin Fox, Marco Gamini, Gabrielle Ho, Darryn Holder, Da Chun Lin, Jun Luo, Andy McMullen, Justin Nicholls, David Picazo, Sean Roche, Riko Sibbe, Danny Sze, Pearl Tang, William Walshe, Joyce Wang, Irene Wong Shyue-Jiun Woon, Zheng Yu, Jean Wenyan Zhu
Consultant
NACO (airport)
Architect of record
BIAD (Beijing Institute of Architectural Design)
Mechanical engineer
Arup
Lighting engineer
Speirs and Major
Quantity surveyor
Davis Langdon
 
 
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