China Ten Top Modern Projects
Three Gorges Dam Project is the world's largest and grandest water conservancy project. Many of its records break through the world record of water conservancy project. The effectiveness of water control is most notable in the world. Three Gorges Dam does well in control flooding from the upper reaches of Yangtze River. It enhances the capacity of flood-control. Three Gorges Dam is the worldwide largest power station.
|The Great Hall of the People is the place to hold National People’s Congress and it is an important place of holding political, diplomatic, cultural activities. The east gate is the central gate of the Great Hall of the People, also the entrance of Ten Thousands People’s Hall. On your entering, the first view jump into you sight is a broad square. Enter from the north gate, you’ll come to Friendship Hall, on the east is the National Meeting Hall and on the west is the National Dining Hall…|
|China Pavilion-Oriental Crown. The Expo 2010 Shanghai China provides a fabulous opportunity for the whole world to communicate. It is certain that the China Pavilion will be the window to introduce and display the splendid and ancient country – China. The red-colored China Pavilion is in Chinese traditional style architecture. It has a beautiful name: Oriental Crown; it is not only a theme pavilion in World Expo site, but also the building which manifests China's spirit and concept adequately.|
The Shanghai World Financial Center is a super-tall skyscraper in Shanghai. It is a mixed use skyscraper which consists of offices, hotels, conference rooms, observation decks, and shopping malls on the ground floors. Park Hyatt Shanghai is the hotel component containing 174 rooms and suites. On opening, this hotel will become the highest in the world, surpassing the Grand Hyatt Shanghai on the 53rd to 87th floors of the neighboring Jin Mao Tower.
Bird’s Nest is the main stadium of Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. Generally, governmental officials in the news conference and the multimedia hosts formally call it National Stadium, but the public universally call it bird nest just for the whole shape of venue looks like a bird nest. It is the super-sized stadium cooperatively designed by Chinese architect Li Xinggang as well as Herzog and DEmei Long, who were2001 Pritzker Prize winner. In shape, the whole architecture looks like the nest for life gestation. It symbolizes the cradle of human and the hope of human’s future.
The National Aquatics Center, also known as Water Cube, was built in Olympic Green as the main venue for the swimming competition of the 2008 Summer Olympics. It is also a landmark project in the 2008 Olympics. The design of the Water Cube was derived from the victorious proposal in the international architectural competition for the aquatics center project. It started on December 24th 2003 and completed on January 28th 2008...
China Central Television Headquarters (CCTV Headquarters) is listed in top-10 world architectural wonders which Time Weekly of U.S.A selected in 2007. CCTV Headquarters is located in the east side of central business district in Beijing Downtown. The designer of CCTV Headquarters is Rem Koolhaas from Holland, when this trapezia–style building was finished, it will be the most radical architecture in design in the world. It is equally famous with other two new architectures: Beijing Modern Universal Town and Beijing Olympic Stadium, which are also ranked into the top-ten world architectural wonders in 2007.
National Grand Theatre is located in the heart zone of Beijing, along with the West Changan Avenue, and neighboring to the Great Hall of People and Tiananmen Square. It covers an area of 118,900 square meters, with a total construction area of 217,500 square meters (including a nearly 46,600-squaremeter underground garage)...
China Millennium Monument is located on the extended section of West Chang’an Avenue and at the west side of Military Museum of Chinese People's Revolution, north side of Yuyuantan Park, southwardly opposite to Beijing West Bus Station. China Millennium Monument backs on north side and faces the south; its location is the traditional style in ancient China (North-South Location is the traditional style for house building, and it is meaningful...
Terminal 3 of Beijing Capital International Airport was officially opened. Terminal 3 of Beijing Capital International Airport has total length of 2900 meters from south to north and the height of 45 meters. The total building area is 986,000 square meters. It is assured to be the world largest single airport terminal. Terminal 3 is divided into T3C, T3D and T3E functional zones with the total cost of 27 billion RMB. T3C is used for check-in procedures operation of passengers from domestic area, foreign area as well as Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.
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