China National Convention Center

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China National Convention Center
Former namesBeijing Olympic Green Convention Center
General information
TypeMixed use
Architectural stylePostmodern
LocationBeijing, China
AddressNo.7 Tianchen East Road, Chaoyang District
Coordinates39°59′53.46″N 116°23′01.22″E / 39.9981833°N 116.3836722°E / 39.9981833; 116.3836722Coordinates: 39°59′53.46″N 116°23′01.22″E / 39.9981833°N 116.3836722°E / 39.9981833; 116.3836722
Opened2008[1]
ManagementCNCC
Technical details
Floor count8
2 below ground[2]
Floor area270,000 m2 (2,900,000 sq ft)
Design and construction
ArchitectRMJM
Structural engineerArup
Main contractorBeijing 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.

The fencing hall at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

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. and will be used again for the 2022 Winter Olympics.

Transportation[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1] China National Convention Center Originally accessed 27 July 2015
  2. ^ [2] RMJM Portfolio, RMJM, Originally Accessed July 27, 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[edit]

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