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Snowy Beijing Grinds to a Halt

(Newser) - Heavy snow and frigid temperatures brought quiet to Beijing today, as officials closed highways and most flights in and out of China's busiest airport were delayed or even canceled. The metropolis has gotten very little snow in recent years, so today's bounty of just a few inches, combined with single-digit... More »

Capital Ambition Feeds Beijing's Building Boom

China developing reputation as architectural showcase

(Newser) - The new Terminal 3 at Beijing airport—the largest building in the world—is not only the gateway for visitors streaming into the Chinese capital for this summer's Olympics. It's also the capstone for an unprecedented building program that has transformed Beijing into a world-scale architectural showcase. The New York ... More »

Beijing Opens Giant Air Terminal

World's largest building transforms Chinese capital's airport

(Newser) - Ahead of this August's Olympics, Beijing is set to open a new airport terminal that has been billed as the world's largest building. Designed by Norman Foster, who also designed Hong Kong's airport, the new Terminal 3 was built in only 4 years and, unlike many buildings in China, incorporates... More »

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