Chinese Central Television building
The Chinese Central Television Building is a loop of six horizontal and vertical buildings covering 473,000 square meters of floor space. The structure is 234 meters tall and has 54 floors.
The design is by Rem Koolhaas and Ole Scheeren, of OMA the world’s most renowned architects and the multifaceted engineering skills are those of Arup.
Meeting seismic requirements the two-building structure is connected with meticulous expertise timing it for early morning when there were no temperature differences. The buildings house production studios, filming areas both indoor and outdoors, media park and public entertainment facilities.
The construction commenced in 2004 and completed on 26 December 2007.
article from: all-most.com / pic from: arcspace.com
Isn't it a pretty awesome building?