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Iconic CCTV Headquarters Completed

China Central Television’s headquarters building is finally complete. 10 years after design approval and 8 years after construction began, China’s state-run television broadcaster is finally ready to set-up shop in...

China Moves to Repair Fire-Damaged TV Building

After inspecting the badly burned portion of the CCTV complex, architects are giving the go-ahead for repairs. From Shai Oster at the Wall Street Journal: China plans to repair a tower gutted by fire eight months ago in the new...

More on Beijing Architecture: the Good, the Bad and the Ugly – Simon Elegant

A Beijing-based journalist and blogger, Simon Elegant, updated his observations on Beijing architecture. Via Time Magazine’s China blog: (Image of CCTV tower) I just wanted to point out that across the street from the CCTV tower is the new phase of the World Trade Center or Guomao, pretty much the first really big prestige project […]



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