Monday, February 18, 2008

Howard Roark in Beijing

Just in time for the Summer Olympics, here’s the new headquarters for Beijing’s central TV station, CCTV. Instead of a traditional tower, the building’s 5.9 million square feet of vertical and horizontal sections create an enormous square tube. Where the hell are the elevators?

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At 2:35 PM, Anonymous Roderick T. Long said...

It looks like a cousin of the Arc de la Défense in Paris.

 
At 2:43 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

I think it looks more like a tetris piece.....
Anyway maybe the elevators are like the "lift" on NCC 1701 and can also go horizontal.

SteVe

 

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