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Pudong International Airport – Shanghai, China

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Building: Pudong International Airport
Location:Shanghai, China
Completed: 1999
Architect: Paul Andreu
Leading Contractors: IBM, SITA
Clients: Shanghai Pudong International Airport, Shanghai International Holding Ltd

AE Interest: Curving light steel roof, vertical roof-supporting members that also acts as skylights, heavy concrete base, glass facade, withstands seismic motion, supported by steel chords and columns

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Written by Sophia Kim

January 27, 2010 at 10:32 pm

Posted in Built

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