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PHOENIX INTERNATIONAL MEDIA CENTER

Beijing, China

STEEL NEST OF THE PHOENIX

As awe-inspiring as the mythical bird after which it is named, Beijing’s Phoenix Media Centre lifts China into an unprecedented era in steel innovation.

Description

Designed by the Beijing Institute of Architectural Design, the Phoenix International Media Centre lies in Chaoyang Park, part of East Beijing’s central business district hosting the city’s leading media organisations. Phoenix is an open, multifunctional building providing 65,000 square metres of space for television production, media communication and commercial exhibitions.

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  • #Elevators
  • #Escalators & Autowalks
  • #Maintenance
  • #New equipment
  • #People flow intelligence
  • #Special buildings

Building facts

  • Completed: 2014
  • Height: 55 m
  • Total floor area: 64,973 sqm
  • Land area:18,821 sqm
  • Building owner: Phoenix Satellite Television Holdings Ltd. (East) Beijing
  • Developer: Phoenix Satellite Television Holdings Ltd. (East) Beijing
  • Architect: Un-forbidden office, Beijing Institute of Architectural Design

KONE solutions

  • 15 KONE MonoSpace® lifts
  • 7 KONE TravelMaster™ 110 escalators
  • KONE E-Link™ monitoring system
  • KONE Care™ maintenance service
CHALLENGESSOLUTIONS
  • To provide customised lifts and escalators for a uniquely shaped steel building
  • To connect two buildings with commercial escalators of a vertical height greater than ever before accomplished in China
  • To meet the media company’s special noise control requirements
  • Accurately designed and customised solutions assure a perfect fit in the building’s complex steel structure
  • Flexible solutions enabled the installation of two escalators with an extremely high vertical rise
  • Creative noise reduction solutions efficiently minimise noise during operation