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The Beijing Olympic Green Convention Centre, Beijing, China

Wednesday 23 Aug 2006

Olympic construction takes shape

The Beijing Olympic Green Convention Centre by WAN Editorial in Beijing, China
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The RMJM Beijing Olympic Green Convention Centre will open for the games on 8 August 2008. However, the building is required to be completed next year, to allow 12 months for the fit-out of the Olympic sports arena and media facilities housed within the complex .Construction started in April 2005 and a fast track 28- month construction programme has been adopted to achieve this critical deadline. To achieve this high speed of construction, the site operates for 16 hours a day, 7 days a week, with up to 4,500 workers on site at peak times, Using A total of 380,000 cubic metres of concrete. Following the Olympics in 2008, the interiors of the buildings will be re-fitted and in 2009 the building will reopen as the National Convention and Exhibition Centre. SM

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