The airport’s starfish-shaped terminal spans 700,000 square metres, but it’s designed to keep walking to a minimum. Photo: Xinhua

Beijing’s sea change: main building work done on starfish-shaped mega airport

  • It will be world’s largest single-terminal airport – and could become the busiest by passenger traffic
  • Major construction has been completed and it is expected to open its doors in September, according to state media
Topic |   Aviation

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The airport’s starfish-shaped terminal spans 700,000 square metres, but it’s designed to keep walking to a minimum. Photo: Xinhua
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Zhang Di’s Yinchuan Museum of Contemporary Art, in Ningxia Hui autonomous region. Photo: MOCA

20 women architects shaping China’s future through buildings big and small

  • China’s urban landscapes are transforming at dizzying speed, and, inspired by Zaha Hadid, women are behind some of the country’s most exciting new buildings
  • Changes unleashed by Deng Xiaoping’s economic opening up let them claim a place in the profession, and elbow aside male engineers who dominated construction
Topic |   Architecture and design

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Zhang Di’s Yinchuan Museum of Contemporary Art, in Ningxia Hui autonomous region. Photo: MOCA
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