China Central Television (CCTV) Headquarters | Arup | A global firm of consulting engineers, designers, planners and project managers

China Central Television (CCTV) Headquarters | Arup | A global firm of consulting engineers, designers, planners and project managers

3. cctv headquarters, china       at a modest 234m the cctv building isn't going to stand out from a distance. however the design and shape is a crowd stopper to say the least and will be another incredible addition to Beijing's skyline in time for the 2008 Olympics. the shape, described as a 'z criss-cross' results in a very high, seemingly unsupported corner at the front. let's hope there's a glass floor up there.

3. cctv headquarters, china at a modest 234m the cctv building isn't going to stand out from a distance. however the design and shape is a crowd stopper to say the least and will be another incredible addition to Beijing's skyline in time for the 2008 Olympics. the shape, described as a 'z criss-cross' results in a very high, seemingly unsupported corner at the front. let's hope there's a glass floor up there.

How It's Made: China Central Television (CCTV) Headquarters with stories by OMA as Architects, Inside Outside as Landscape Architects and Lighting Planners Associates Inc. as Designers

How It's Made: China Central Television (CCTV) Headquarters with stories by OMA as Architects, Inside Outside as Landscape Architects and Lighting Planners Associates Inc. as Designers

A rendering of the China Central Television Headquarters in Beijing, designed by Rem Koolhaas’s architecture firm, OMA

A rendering of the China Central Television Headquarters in Beijing, designed by Rem Koolhaas’s architecture firm, OMA

China Central Television headquarters in Beijing, China. The headquarters for China Central Television (CCTV) by OMA combines the entire process of TV-making -- administration, production, broadcasting -- into a single loop of connected activities. The building’s form offers an alternative to the traditional skyscraper, encouraging collaborative activities inside and offering an unprecedented amount of public access to China’s media production system. New public engagement creates new forms…

China Central Television headquarters in Beijing, China. The headquarters for China Central Television (CCTV) by OMA combines the entire process of TV-making -- administration, production, broadcasting -- into a single loop of connected activities. The building’s form offers an alternative to the traditional skyscraper, encouraging collaborative activities inside and offering an unprecedented amount of public access to China’s media production system. New public engagement creates new forms…

China Central Television Headq... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 60 Greatest Architectural Marvels On Earth

The 60 Greatest Architectural Marvels On Earth

China Central Television Headq... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 60 Greatest Architectural Marvels On Earth

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