An Extraordinary Architectural Wonder Comes to Life in Beijing

Dec 19 , 2019 | Innovation

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After reshaping the American skyline with some of the most striking architecture of the modern era, renowned architect Zaha Hadid's vision for a spectacular transportation hub has sprung to life in Daxing, China. The once humble suburb to the south of Beijing is now home to the world's newest feat of modern architecture, and arguably the most spectacular airport in the world. Beijing Daxing International Airport, which can transport more than 100 million people a year, was designed by Hadid before she passed away in 2016, leaving behind a remarkable artistic legacy. Her sustainable and innovative design has enabled Daxing Airport to become one of the world's busiest transportation hubs, proving that beauty and functionality can, in fact, coexist. Watch our latest episode for more. 


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