China National Convention Center

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The fencing hall at the 2008 Summer Olympics.
China National Convention Center
General information
Type Mixed use
Architectural style Postmodern
Location Beijing
Address No.7 Tianchen East Road, Chaoyang District
Management CNCC
Technical details
Floor count 8
2 below ground[1]
Floor area 270,000 m2 (2,900,000 sq ft)
Design and construction
Architect RMJM
Structural engineer Arup
Main contractor Beijing North Star
Website
cnccchina

The China National Convention Center, previously known as the Olympic Green Convention Center[3] (simplified Chinese: 国家会议中心; traditional Chinese: 國家會議中心; pinyin: Guójiā Huìyì Zhōngxīn) is a convention center located in the Olympic Green in Beijing. It was designed by RMJM and was originally used for the 2008 Summer Olympics and Paralympics. It covers an area of 270,000 square metres. It was one of the four principal buildings of the Olympic Green.

The convention center served as the competition spot for the fencing, and the shooting and fencing parts of the modern pentathlon events in the 2008 Summer Olympics and the boccia and wheelchair fencing events at the 2008 Summer Paralympics. The International Broadcast Centre was located in this venue.

Transportation

The nearest subway station is Olympic Green (exit E) on line 8[4]

References

  1. ^ [1] RMJM Portfolio, RMJM, Originally Accessed July 27, 2015
  2. ^ [2] China National Convention Center Originally accessed 27 July 2015
  3. ^ Beijing Olympics, Beijing2008.cn profile
  4. ^ http://www.cnccchina.com/en/About/ CNCC China National Convention Center, originally accessed July 27, 2015

External links

  • Official website (in Chinese)

Coordinates: 39°59′53.46″N 116°23′01.22″E / 39.9981833°N 116.3836722°E / 39.9981833; 116.3836722


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