Beijing International Airport

Beijing International Airport

by Norman Foster, Chris Abel
     
 

A generously illustrated volume on the design and construction of the International Terminal of Beijing Airport by the acclaimed architectural firm Foster + Partners. Imagine an airport that welcomes you as visitor or neighbor; that takes you efficiently from terminal to plane; that is sustainably designed and filled with light and air; that you'll be happy to

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A generously illustrated volume on the design and construction of the International Terminal of Beijing Airport by the acclaimed architectural firm Foster + Partners. Imagine an airport that welcomes you as visitor or neighbor; that takes you efficiently from terminal to plane; that is sustainably designed and filled with light and air; that you'll be happy to linger, shop, and eat in. Not only does this airport exist it was built by Foster + Partners. In copious photographs and architectural plans along with informative text, this book celebrates the architecture and technology of the Beijing Airport s International Terminal. Readers will learn how the building is designed to cope with the unpredictable nature of the aviation industry and how it incorporates a range of environmental strategies that make it energy efficient and economical to operate. In text and illustrations, this book shows what makes the International Terminal of the Beijing Airport a standard for all others to follow.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783791343136
Publisher:
Prestel Publishing
Publication date:
04/20/2010
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.60(d)

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