Friday, February 29, 2008

New 'Largest Airport' opens in Beijing

Richard Spencer writes in The Telegraph that Beijing has opened a 1.8 mile airport terminal [designed by Norman Foster] to accommodate the throngs of visitors expected for the Olympics. Here's a snip:
No project is more symbolic of how China is using the Olympic Games this year to refashion its image and prepare itself for a future once only dreamed of by Chairman Mao's economic planners.
Read the entire article: Beijing Terminal Breaks Size Barrier - and check out amazing pics on the slideshow.

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