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New Beijing Airport Terminal Building Set To Take Off

ADP Ingeniérie (ADPI) and Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA) have completed the concept design for the Beijing New Airport Terminal Building.

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Following the 2011 international competition bid, in October 2014, the Beijing New Airport Headquarters created a Joint Design Team bringing together ADPI and Zaha Hadid Architects with competition consortium group members Buro Happold, Mott Macdonald and EC Harris to collaborate on the optimised concept design for the Beijing New Airport Terminal Building.


With Beijing??s existing Capital Airport exceeding its planned capacity, the new airport will serve the growing Chinese aviation sector and enable further connections between Beijing and cultural, economic and civic centres around the globe.

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Initially accommodating 45 million passengers per year, the new terminal will be adaptable and sustainable, operating in adapting configurations dependant on varying aircraft and passenger traffic throughout each day. With an integrated multi-modal transport centre featuring direct links to local and national rail services including the Gaotie high speed rail, the new Daxing airport will represent a key hub within Beijing??s transport network and a catalyst for the region??s economic development, including the city of Tianjin and Hebei Province.


The Joint Design Team scheme integrates principles originally developed during the competition phase by ADPI and the Zaha Hadid Consortium Group respectively, which included Pascall+Watson, Buro Happold, Mott Macdonald and EC Harris. ZHA??s projects include user-focused and adaptable civic architecture that prioritises the public realm and user experience.


Following the completion of the concept design stage, the project is now being led by the Local Design Institute team under the continued leadership of BNAH.










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