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    Beijing Terminal 3 by Foster

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    Moving floors — sloped in some cases — carry passengers through Terminal 3 at speeds of up to 80 kilometers per hour (50 miles per hour).
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    Rigid tubular steel trusses provide support for Terminal 3's multistory glass curtain walls.
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    Cross-section drawing of T3C, Terminal 3's central building, housing domestic gates.
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    Terminal 3 floor plan 01 drawing.
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    Terminal 3 floor plan 03 drawing.
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    Terminal 3 floor plan 05 drawing.
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    Terminal 3 north elevation drawing.
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    Terminal 3 main hall section drawing looking south.
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    Longitudinal section, looking west, of T3A, Terminal 3's south building.
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    Terminal 3 is expected to serve 50 million passengers per year by 2020.
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    Project Credits

    Joint Venture: NACO Foster Arup
    Architect: Foster + Partners
    Local Collaborating Architect: Beijing Institute of Architectural Design (BIAD)
    Airport Consultant: NACO, Netherlands Airport Consultants BV
    Structural and Mechanical Engineers: Arup
    Landscape Architect: Michel Desvigne
    Lighting Consultant: Speirs and Major
    Quantity Surveyor: Davis Langdon
    Baggage Handling Consultant: BNP Associates Inc.
    APM and Airport Engineering Consultant: Logplan GmbH
    Fire Consultant: Arup
    Facade Maintenance Consultant: Reef U.K.
    Retail Consultant: Design Solutions
    Architectural Technical Specifications: Schumann Smith

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