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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Beijing, Beijing Shi (municipality), Chinaen_US
dc.coverage.temporal1958-2008 (inclusive)en_US
dc.creatorFoster + Partnersen_US
dc.date1958-2008en_US
dc.date.accessioned2014-12-19T16:16:14Z
dc.date.available2014-12-19T16:16:14Z
dc.date.issued1958-2008en_US
dc.identifier252997en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 2981en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/168607
dc.descriptionRunways seen from the air; total area of airport is 3,700 acres; It is the main international airport serving Beijing. Beijing Airport was opened on 2 March 1958. The airport then consisted of one small terminal building, which still stands. Terminal 1, with 60,000 m2 (650,000 sq ft) of space, opened on 1 January 1980, and replaced the smaller existing terminal. It was reopened after renovation in 2008; it is used for domestic China flights. Terminal 2 opened on 1 November 1999, with a floor area of 336,000 m2 (3,620,000 sq ft) and serves south Asia flights. Terminal 3 of the BCIA is currently the second largest airport passenger terminal building of the world, opened in time for the Beijing Olympic Games in 2008. It was built (2004-2008) by a western consortium (NACO [Netherlands Airport Consultants B.V], Foster and Partners, and ARUP) and serves international flights. Source: Wikipedia; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page (accessed 7/26/2014)en_US
dc.format.mediumsteel; glass; concreteen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectcontemporary (1960 to present)en_US
dc.subjectOlympicsen_US
dc.subjectTransportationen_US
dc.subjectTwentieth centuryen_US
dc.subjectTwenty-first centuryen_US
dc.titleBeijing Capital International Airport Terminals 1, 2, 3en_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A2-CH-B-BCA-A06en_US
vra.culturalContextChineseen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktypeairporten_US
vra.worktypepassenger terminalen_US
dc.contributor.displayFoster + Partners (British architectural firm, founded (as Foster Associates) 1967; renamed ca. 1999)en_US


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