Location Haidian District, Beijing
Floor Area 23,200m2
Design Time 1953
Completion Time 1954
Cooperated with Moscow Civil Architecture Design Institute
2009 Architectural Society of China Grand Creation Award
Beijing Exhibition Center
As the first constructed public building built after 1949, the BeijingExhibitionCenteris an iconic image for the future development of exhibition hall inChina. The strictly symmetric layout, the large plaza embraced by colossal colonnades and the gold-plating spire towering high with a brilliant red star, all of these dramatic manners are followed by a series of Chinese exhibition buildings in the later decades.