China Central Television Building

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China Central Television Building
CCTV tower from entrance - panoramio.jpg
Former names CCTV Headquarters
Alternative names CCTV
Central Color TV Center
General information
Type Commercial offices
Architectural style Modernism
Location 11 Fuxin Road
Beijing, China
Coordinates 39°54′28″N 116°18′43″E / 39.907761°N 116.311956°E / 39.907761; 116.311956Coordinates: 39°54′28″N 116°18′43″E / 39.907761°N 116.311956°E / 39.907761; 116.311956
Construction started 1983
Completed 1986
Owner China Central Television
Management China Central Television
Roof 112 m (367 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 27
Design and construction
Developer China Central Television

The China Central Television Building is a 112 m (367 ft) 27-storey office tower and television complex at 11 Fuxin Road in Haidian District, Beijing, China. Construction began in 1983 and was completed in 1986 with the official opening in 1987. The tower served as the headquarters for China Central Television until 2012 when the construction of the new headquarters was completed on East Third Ring Road, Guanghua Road, some 15 km (9.3 mi) to the east.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Balmond, Cecil (2008). "Informal Networks". Seven Structural Engineers: The Felix Candela Lectures. New York: Museum of Modern Art. pp. 48–65. ISBN 0870707035. 

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